Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Introduction to Polynomials - Exercise Set: 7

Answer

9$m^{3}$-5$m^{2}$+4m-8 Degree: 3 Neither monomial, binomial, nor trinominal.

Work Step by Step

The degree of a polynomial is the greatest exponent of a term in the polynomial. The highest exponent here, is 3, since we have 9$m^{3}$ This polynomial has 4 terms, therefore not qualifying as a monomial, binomial, or trinomial.
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