## College Algebra 7th Edition

Type: trinomial Terms: -2x$^2$, 5x, -3 Degree: 2
This expression is a trinomial because it has 3 separate terms that cannot be combined. The three terms are -2x$^2$, 5x, and -3. The degree of the trinomial is 2 because that is the highest power of any of the terms which is -2x$^2$.