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tholland

PLEASE HELP. identify the degree of each term of the polynomial and the degree of the polynomial -3x^3+3x^2+5x+6(i need first-fourth term and the degree of the polynomial thanks

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    The degree refers to the power to which a number is raise. So if a number is, say, x^3, it's raise to the third degree. If the number is x^5, it's raise to the fifth degree In the case of your polynomial, the degree of a polynomial is teh greatest number to which a number is raise which is 3 in yoru case. Thuys, your polynomial is a third degree polynomial.

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    A constant in a polynomial has a degree of 0. For example, in teh polynomial x^2+x+4, the degree of the last term is 0.

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    so the degree to this polynomial is 3rd degree. what is the degree if each term?

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    Take each term and the power to whihc it is raise is the degree. In teh case of the last term, which is a constant, the degree is 0.

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    The degree of teh entire polynomial is the highest power to which a term is raised.

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    -3x^3 3rd degree 3x^2 2nd degree 5x 1st degree 6 degree of 0

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    Ok got it thanks

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    You're welcome

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