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anonymous
 one year ago
Organize the following polynomial expressions from least to greatest based on their degree:
x + 2xyz
9x^3y^2
18x^2 + 5ab − 6y
4x^4 + 3x^2 − x − 4
anonymous
 one year ago
Organize the following polynomial expressions from least to greatest based on their degree: x + 2xyz 9x^3y^2 18x^2 + 5ab − 6y 4x^4 + 3x^2 − x − 4

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steve816
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know what a degree is?

steve816
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, if you do, it'll make this problem a lot easier. The degree of a term is the exponent of the term. For example the term x^2 has a degree of 2.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@steve816 Can you help more?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3look at each answer choice then, for each of the answer choices, look at each term separately for each term, add the exponents together the greatest sum of the exponents will be the degree

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3as an example: x + 2xyz the first term is x and the sum of exponents is 1 the second term is 2xyz and the sum of the exponents is 1 + 1 + 1 = 3 so the degree is 3 keep going for all four expressions

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then is the 2nd and 3rd choice 5?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.32nd choice is 5 3rd choice is not 5. remember to look at each term separately

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3look at each term separately, add the exponents for each of the three terms separately, then see which of the three sums is the greatest

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Vocaloid I still get 5... I'm sorry..

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3look at each term separately what is the sum of the exponents on 18x^2?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3good, what is the sum of the exponents on 5ab?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3good, now what about 6y?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3good, so our sums are 2, 2, and 1 the highest sum is 2, so the degree is 2, not 5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ooooh I though you add them.

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3good, so whats the degree for the 4th choice?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait, but doesnt that make the 1st and 2nd both 3?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.32nd choice: 2x^3y^2 add the exponents

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3(you add the exponents WITHIN a term, not between terms)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the order would be 4213?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3uh, not quite, least to greatest, remember?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3either way its not correct lets start from the top, whats the degree for the first choice?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3good, now second choice?
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