# Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.4: 7

The polynomial $x^2-4x^3+9x-12x^4+63$ is degree 4.

#### Work Step by Step

The degree of a polynomial is the greatest degree of the all the terms of the polynomial. It may be easier to see in standard form: $$-12x^4-4x^3+x^2+9x+63$$

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