## Algebra 2 Common Core

Standard form: $-7x^4-x^3$ Degree = 4 Number of terms = 2 This polynomial is a quartic binomial.
RECALL: A polynomial is written in standard form if its terms are arranged in descending degree. Simplify the given expression and write the polynomial in standard form: $=-7x^4-2x^3+x^3 \\=-7x^4-x^3.$ This polynomial has a degree of 4 and it has two terms. Thus, it is a quartic binomial.