# How do you write a polynomial in standard form, then classify it by degree and number of terms #7g-3g^+8g^2-4#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 14, 2017

In standard form, it is written as:

The degree of the polynomial is

It is a trinomial.

#### Explanation:

First see if there are any like terms and combine them, if any:

In the given polynomial,

The degree of a term is determined by the exponent of the variable in that term.

Now look at the degree of each term in the polynomial:

Now write this polynomial in order of degree, highest to lowest:

The highest degree identifies the degree of the polynomial, i.e.

The number of terms in the polynomial are