# How do you write a polynomial in standard form, then classify it by degree and number of terms #–10x^3 + 6 – x^5 – 3x^2 + 5x^4 – 13x#?

##### 1 Answer

May 28, 2018

Degree of polynomial is

Number of terms

#### Explanation:

The degree of a polynomial is the highest degree of its monomials (individual terms) with non-zero coefficients. The degree of a term is the sum of the exponents of the variables that appear in it, and thus is a non-negative integer.

Degree of polynomial is

Number of terms