Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.3 Polynomials - 4.3 Exercise Set: 34

Answer

The answers are: \begin{align} 2a^5: &\color{red}{\text{Coefficient is 2 and Degree is 5}}\\ a^2: &\color{red}{\text{Coefficient is 1 and Degree is 2}}\\ 8a: &\color{red}{\text{Coefficient is 8 and Degree is 1}}\\ 10: &\color{red}{\text{Coefficient is 10 and Degree is 0}} \end{align}

Work Step by Step

To determine the coefficient of a term, identify the part of the term which is the constant factor (usually a number). To determine the degree of a monomial, identify the number of variable factors in the monomial. \begin{align} 2a^5: &\color{red}{\text{Coefficient is 2 and Degree is 5}}\\ a^2: &\color{red}{\text{Coefficient is 1 and Degree is 2}}\\ 8a: &\color{red}{\text{Coefficient is 8 and Degree is 1}}\\ 10: &\color{red}{\text{Coefficient is 10 and Degree is 0}} \end{align}
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