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  • 4 years ago

Short Answer. State the degree of the following polynomial: -x^4y^2 + 8xy – 4y

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  1. IsTim
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    2?

  2. anonymous
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    huh

  3. IsTim
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    I dunno. That's what I think.

  4. anonymous
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    ok lol

  5. IsTim
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    Cause degree's the exponent right? the highest one?

  6. anonymous
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    I believe so

  7. IsTim
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    So da degree's gotta be 2.

  8. anonymous
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    i am not good with math

  9. bahrom7893
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    4

  10. bahrom7893
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    degree is four

  11. anonymous
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    ok how did you get that

  12. bahrom7893
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    usually the degree is the highest exponent of x

  13. bahrom7893
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    and it can't be two, even if it were y's highest exponent, cuz u can divide across by y

  14. IsTim
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    Wait. WAt.

  15. bahrom7893
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    -x^4y^2 + 8xy – 4y why is ax^2+bx+c degree 2?

  16. bahrom7893
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    u take the highest degree.. and the highest degree on here is 4

  17. IsTim
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    ERkk

  18. bahrom7893
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    uhmm what's wrong?

  19. bahrom7893
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    or am i like wayyy off?

  20. IsTim
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    I just thought it was a simply trinomial. I didn't look thoroughly. I make this a constant mistake.

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