# SOLUTION: State the degree of the following polynomial: 8x^3 + 6x^2y + 4xy^3 - 2y^4

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Functions Question 58238: State the degree of the following polynomial: 8x^3 + 6x^2y + 4xy^3 - 2y^4 Answer by funmath(2925)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!State the degree of the following polynomial: 8x^3+6x^2y+4xy^3-2y^4 The degree of a polynomial is the degree of it's highest degreed term. 8x^3 <--degree 2 6x^2y <--degree 2+1=3 4xy^3 <--degree 1+3=4 2y^4 <--degree 4 The two highest degreed terms have a degree of 4, so the degree of the polynomial is Happy Calculating!!!