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

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Mar 9, 2016

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#### Explanation:

Given:

The standard form is that the highest power (index) is on the left. The as you move right the indexes become progressively less

Thus we have:

By the way

The order of the expression is that of the highest index. This this is of order 3

The number of terms is 4