# What is the standard form of a polynomial #5y(y^5+8y^3)#?

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Aug 18, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The first step is to distribute the bracket.

#rArr5y(y^5+8y^3)=5y^6+40y^4" in standard form"# expressing a polynomial in standard form means writing the term with the highest power of the variable, followed by descending powers of the variable until the last term, usually a constant.

Here there are only 2 terms. The one with the highest power of the variable being

#5y^6#