Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 489: 12



Work Step by Step

In order to find the degree of a monomial, we consider what power each variable is raised to, and then we add up all of the powers. Remember, if a power is not written above a variable, then the variable is being raised to the first power. We add the degrees of the variables to find 1+3=4.Thus, the degree of this monomial is 4.
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