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Degree 2006-02-09
From Jessica:
I am a 9th grade home school student and have started doing degrees of terms in my math book. The following is some examples they give:

25a to the 4th power is a 4th degree term

67c to the 9th power is a 9th degree term

x is really x to the 1st power so it is a 1st degree term

10 is really 10x to the 0 power so it is a 0 degree term

They go on to say that every constant is a zero degree term.

My question is why isn't a constant, like 10, simply to the 1st power (making is a 1st degree term) like x.

Answered by Claude Tardif.
Monomials 2003-03-11
From Roxy:
Explain why (x+y)z is not equal to xz+yz? P.S. Z is an exponent
Answered by Penny Nom.
Coins and monomials 2001-03-04
From A student:
Tokola has 5 coins with a total value of $1.05. He canot make change for a dollar, 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cent, or 50 cents. What 5 coins does he have?


Determine whether 6c-d is a monmial. Explain why or why not.

Answered by Penny Nom.



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