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

##### 1 Answer

Aug 6, 2018

#2x^3-x^2+4x# - Degree=3
- Number of terms=3

#### Explanation:

The polynomial is already in standard form because

- largest to smallest exponent
- simplified

The degree of the polynomial is 3 because the degree is the highest exponent.

This would be a trinomial because it has three terms.