# How do you find the degree of #2a^2b^5+5-ab#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 1, 2018

7

#### Explanation:

If we consider

The polynomial

#2a^2b^5# has degree#7# (sum of the power of#a# and the power of#b# );#5# has degree#zero# (independent term);#-ab# has degree#2# .

By the previous, the degree of the polynomial is