College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.5 - Algebraic Expressions - P.5 Exercises - Page 35: 10


Type: trinomial Terms: -2x$^2$, 5x, -3 Degree: 2

Work Step by Step

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$^2$.
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