# How do you find the degree of #P(x) = x(x-3)(x+2) #?

##### 1 Answer

The degree of the polynomial

#### Explanation:

Given:

Multiply the factors to simplify:

Multiply

Next,

multiply

All the terms are organized with the largest exponent first.

This is a polynomial with the largest exponent

This is a **cubic function**.

**Degree of a polynomial** refers to the

The terms **Degree** and **Order** are used interchangeably.

Hence,

the degree of the polynomial

Hope it helps.