College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.4: 102

Answer

In order to find the degree of a polynomial with two variables, look at the exponents for both variables and use addition to combine them. For example, $x^3y^2$ has a degree of $(3+2)$, or $5$.

Work Step by Step

This is how to find the degree of a polynomial in two variables.
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