# Which of the following trinomials is written in standard form? (-8x+3x²-1), (3-4x+x²), (x²+5-10x), (x²+8x-24)

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Mar 29, 2018

Trinomial

#### Explanation:

Standard form refers to the exponents being written in decreasing exponent order.

So, in this case, the exponents are 2, 1, and zero. Here's why:

The '2' is obvious, then you could write 8x as

All of your other options are not in decreasing exponential order

Mar 29, 2018

The last one

#### Explanation:

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The standard form begins with the term that has the highest exponent on the variable, then the next lowest, and so on; and ends with the constant.

Therefore, the last one