# What is the degree of #3x^4y^2 - 5x^2y + 3#?

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Jun 26, 2015

It is degree

#### Explanation:

The degree of a term (a monomial) is the sum of the exponents on the variables. The degree of a polynomial is equal to the degree of the term of the highest degree term with non-zero coefficient.

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Jun 28, 2015

The degree is 6 and it is on the first term

#### Explanation:

You must use exponential rules. When multiplying, sum the exponents. 4 + 2 = 6.