College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.4 - Page 62: 102


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.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.