Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - 5.1 - Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials - Problem Set 5.1 - Page 194: 3


degree = 2

Work Step by Step

The degree of the polynomial is equal to the degree of the term with the highest degree. The terms of the polynomial have the following degrees: First: $=2$ Second: $=0$ Thus, the degree of the given polynomial is 2.
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