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

##### 1 Answer

**Standard Form:**

**Degree:** 3

**Num. Terms:** 3

#### Explanation:

The standard form of a polynomial is

So **degree** of

The **degree** of a term is the highest exponent affecting the variable. So

The degree of a polynomial corresponds to the term in it which has the highest degree. In our case,

The number of terms in a polynomial is the number of "things" being added together. Here, we have