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

$degree=4$

#### Work Step by Step

We need to find the degree of the monomial: $-7y^3z$ To find the degree, we need to add the powers of all the variables. $y$ is to the $3rd$ power, and z is to the $1st$ power. Next, we add these numbers to get the degree. $3+1=4$ The degree is 4.

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