## Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

$1.023t$ has degree $1$; $6.2$ has degree $0$; the polynomial has degree $1$.
The polynomial's degree is the same as the largest degree from any of the terms. $1.023t+6.2$ $1.023t$ has degree $1$; $6.2$ has degree $0$; the polynomial has degree $1$.