#### Answer

degree = $1$

#### Work Step by Step

The degree of a term is equal to the sum of the exponents of the variables.
$5x$ has one variable whose exponent is $1$.
Thus, the degree of $5x$ is $1$.

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ISBN 10:
0-32184-874-8

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

degree = $1$

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