Algebra 2 Common Core

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ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 5 - Exponents, Polynomials and Functions - 5-1 Polynomial Functions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 285: 17


Standard form: $-2x^3$ Degree = 3 Number of terms = 1 This polynomial is a cubic monomial.

Work Step by Step

RECALL: A polynomial is written in standard form if its terms are written in descending degree. The given expression has terms that are like so combine them to have $(7-10+1)(x^3) \\=-2(x^3) \\=-2x^3$. This polynomial has degree 3 and has one term. It is a cubic monomial.
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