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

Apr 24, 2016

$y = {x}^{4}$

Degree is 4
Number of terms is 1

#### Explanation:

Given:$\text{ } y = - x + {x}^{4} + x$

Write as:$\text{ } y = {x}^{4} + x - x$

$\text{ } y = {x}^{4} + 0$

$\text{ } y = {x}^{4}$

Degree is 4
Number of terms is 1