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anonymous
 one year ago
State the degree
rst+r^2s^2+r^3s^2
anonymous
 one year ago
State the degree rst+r^2s^2+r^3s^2

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freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The degree of the polynomial is going to be highest degree of the terms of the polynomial. For example rst has degree (1+1+1)=3 (since each of the exponents there are 1) can you find the degree of r^2s^2?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hint: just add the exponents as I did for the example I gave.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just did that and came up with 12

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the degree of rst is (1+1+1)=3 the degree of r^2s^2 is (2+2)=? (this shouldn't compute to 12)

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you figure out the degree of r^3s^2 ?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the degree of rst is 3 the degree of r^2s^2 is 4 the degree of r^3s^2 is 5 the degree of your polynomial will be the highest of those numbers

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So my degree would be 5 correct ?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes since 5 is bigger than 3 and 4
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