The answer of second question in rapid fire is given as 3. Shouldn't it be 2 because x has highest power 2 in the equation? How come it became 3?

Asked by  | 27th Jul, 2012, 06:20: PM

Expert Answer:

We have to look at the total powers of all the terms. The power of term 3x2y is 2 + 1 = 3.
The highest degree term in given equation is  3x2y, which has a degree of 3. So, the degree of the given polynomial is 3.

Answered by  | 27th Jul, 2012, 10:57: PM

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