College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter R - Section R.4 - Polynomials - R.4 Assess Your Understanding - Page 48: 25


The given expression is a polynomial with two terms whose degree is $3$.

Work Step by Step

The variable in the given expression has an exponent of $3$, which is a nonnegative integer. Thus, the given expression is a polynomial with two terms. The degree of a non-zero polynomial in one variable is equal to the exponent of the variable. Thus, the degree of the polynomial is $3$.
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