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: 13


Type: polynomial Terms: x, -x$^2$, x$^3$, -x$^4$ Degree: 4

Work Step by Step

This expression is a polynomial because it has more than 3 terms. The terms are x, -x$^2$, x$^3$, -x$^4$. The degree of the polynomial is 4 because that is the highest power of any of the terms which in this case is -x$^4$.
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