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why is x2y  a 3rd degree monomial

 Feb 28, 2019

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It is a monomial because it contains a single term.

 

It is 3rd degree because the sum of the exponents of the free variables is 3

 

\(x^2 y = x^2 y^1\\ 2+1=3\)

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 Feb 28, 2019
 #1
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Best Answer

It is a monomial because it contains a single term.

 

It is 3rd degree because the sum of the exponents of the free variables is 3

 

\(x^2 y = x^2 y^1\\ 2+1=3\)

Rom Feb 28, 2019

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