# How do you write a polynomial in standard form, then classify it by degree and number of terms # 4x^4 + 6x^3 –2 – x4#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 19, 2018

#### Explanation:

The degree of the polynomial is found by looking at the term with the highest exponent on its variable(s).

Polynomials are also classified according to their number of terms.

In the given sum,

Classification by degree = **Quartic** or **Fourth degree**

Classification by no. of terms = **Four**