Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 25

Answer

-2q + 7; Linear binomial

Work Step by Step

The original expression is already in standard form, meaning that the terms are arranged from greatest exponent value to least exponent value. The expression has two terms, thus classifying itself as a binomial. The degree is the highest exponent value, and in -2q + 7, the degree is 1. The name of a binomial with a degree of 1 is a linear binomial.
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