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anonymous

  • one year ago

Given the expression 3x^(2)y + 4xy + 1 – 5x^(4)y – 6y, do the following as instructed below: a. Write the polynomial in descending order. b. Classify the polynomial by the number of terms. c. State the degree of the polynomial.

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  1. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    HI!!

  2. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    this means write from highest degree to lowest

  3. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    \[3x^2y+4xu+1-5x^4y-6y\] degree of each term is the sum of the exponents

  4. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    so for example the first term has degree 3 since \(2+1=3\) the second term has degree 2 etc

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I'm mostly just confused with B

  6. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    yeah it evidently has 5 terms, not sure what that is called

  7. misty1212
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    not even sure it has a name other than "five term polynomial"

  8. anonymous
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    yeah i didn't think so either, but thanks :)

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