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

##### 1 Answer

Jan 21, 2018

To write a polynomial in standard form, write the terms in descending order of degree.

#### Explanation:

It is a 2nd degree polynomial (greatest exponent is 2), and has three terms. Terms are separated by + and - signs.