Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 3 - Exponents, Polynomials and Functions - Chapter Review Exercises: 25

Answer

The degree of 4m$^7$np$^3$ is 11. The degree of 24m$^5$n$^4$p$^3$ is 12. The degree of 14 is 0. The degree of the entire polynomial is 12.

Work Step by Step

The degree of a term is equal to the sum of the powers of its variables. The degree of an entire polynomial is equal to the highest degree of any of its terms.
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