Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - 4.2 Exercises: 23

binomial; 1

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The polynomial $7m-22$ can be rewritten as $7m^{1}-22m^{0}$. Therefore, this polynomial is a binomial, because it consists of 2 terms. The degree of a term is the power to which the variable in the term is raised. The degree of a polynomial is equal to the largest degree among all of the terms in the polynomial. Therefore, the degree of this polynomial is 1.

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