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

##### 1 Answer

Aug 24, 2016

Number of terms is 3

Degree is 2 ( from

#### Explanation:

Instead of being a function in

That is: not

Grouping terms we have:

Number of terms is 3

Degree is 2 ( from

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In fact this is a quadratic in

As we have