alg 2 check?
posted by tyneisha .
The polynomial 15xy+3x^3y^4 is what degree?
I do not understand how to solve this

the degree of a polynomial is the largest sum of powers of the variables in each term. In this case, the terms have degree
15xy: 1+1 = 2
3x^3y^4: 3+4 = 7
so, the polynomial is of degree 7.