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

degree = $6$
The degree of a term is equal to the sum of the exponents of the term's variables. The variables in the term are $m$ and $n$. The exponent of $m$ is $1$ while the exponent of $n$ is $5$. Thus, the degree of the term is: $=1+5 \\=6$