# How do you find the degree of #13-4ab+5a^3b#?

##### 1 Answer

May 24, 2017

It's degree is 4.

#### Explanation:

For a polynomial with two variables.

**Degree** is defined as **collective highest power of both variables.**

In term

,and in term

,and finally the degree in term

Hence the degree of polynomial

and its leading co-efficient is 5.