# How do you write a polynomial in standard form, then classify it by degree and number of terms #-2x+6-x^3+5x#?

##### 1 Answer

May 29, 2017

Cubic expression (degree

#### Explanation:

We have:

A polynomial in standard form is expressed by ordering the terms by degree from left to right, in descending order:

Let's collect the like terms:

This is a cubic expression, as the leading term has degree

The number of terms is also