# How do you write the polynomial 1 - 2s + 5s^4 in standard form and how many terms and degree is it?

$5 {s}^{4} - 2 s + 1$. Its degree is 4
Standard form is with the highest power terms preceding the other terms. The given polynomial in standard form would be $5 {s}^{4} - 2 s + 1$.