How do you find the degree of #-3#?

1 Answer
Nov 17, 2017

Look at the exponents.


In mathematics, there are two meanings to degrees.

  1. Angle - an angle measurement. A circle is divided into #360^"o"#.
  2. Degree of Term - the exponent of the term.

The second definition is applied here.

An exponent looks like this:

6th Grade Math

Generally, if a term has no exponents, then the degree is implied to be #1#.

Hope this helps :)