# How do you express #-16+5f^8-7f^3# in standard form?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 13, 2014

Standard form simply refers to the format of a mathematical expression where the terms are arranged by decreasing order of degree. Where the degree is determined by the exponent value of the variable of each term.

For the example provided

The highest degree is 8 in the term

The next degree is 3 in the term

and the

Therefore the standard form for this expression would be