# What is the degree of the polynomial in this expression # 2x^7 + 4 - 3x^3 + 5x^8 - 4x#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 9, 2016

degree 8.

#### Explanation:

The

#color(blue)"degree"# of a polynomial is the value of the highest power of the variable in the polynomial.The highest power of x in this polynomial is 8

#rArr" polynomial of degree 8"#