Posted by **lisa** on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 12:12pm.

Simplify the expression.

5(x − 1) − 3(x2 + 4x + 5) − 8(x + 7)

Classify the answer by number of terms and degree.

1st-degree monomial

1st-degree binomial

1st-degree trinomial

2nd-degree binomial

2nd-degree trinomial

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**Steve**, Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 3:36pm
well, the x^2 term will not go away, so it will be a 2nd-degree expression.

Simplify it and note that there are 3 terms, so it's a trinomial.

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