College Algebra (11th Edition)

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Chapter R - Section R.3 - Polynomials - R.3 Exercises: 32

Answer

Polynomial; Degree of 4; Trinomial

Work Step by Step

A polynomial is a term or finite sum of terms with only positive or zero integer exponents. -9$t^{4}$ + 8$t^{3}$ - 7 is a trinomial because it has three terms, and its degree is 4 because the term with the largest degree is $t^{4}$.
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