a^7 + b^2 + a^2 b^2

The degree is ____ and it is a binomial.

What is the degree?

KaylaDoodlez Feb 19, 2018

#1**+3 **

The degree is the highest power of the exponents with nonzero coefficients.

This polynomial has a degree of 7 (a^7)

Note that if it had a^7b^4 as a term it would be a 11th degree polynomial (7+4)

ElectricPavlov Feb 19, 2018

#1**+3 **

Best Answer

The degree is the highest power of the exponents with nonzero coefficients.

This polynomial has a degree of 7 (a^7)

Note that if it had a^7b^4 as a term it would be a 11th degree polynomial (7+4)

ElectricPavlov Feb 19, 2018