# How do you write a polynomial in standard form, then classify it by degree and number of terms #3m-7m^3+3#?

##### 1 Answer

May 25, 2016

cubic trinomial

#### Explanation:

write terms in decreasing order of the exponent of the variable (from greatest to least)

largest exponent (in this case 3) gives degree (3rd degree is cubic)

count the number of terms: 3 is a trinomial