# What is the degree of 5x ^ { 2} v ^ { 3} + 2x ^ { 2} ?

May 31, 2018

$5$. It is the sum of degrees of variables of highest degree

#### Explanation:

Degree of each term is obtained adding degrees of literal part. And degree of expresion is the highest sum.

In our case

$5 {x}^{\textcolor{red}{2}} {v}^{\textcolor{red}{3}} + 3 {x}^{2}$

$2 + 3 = 5$