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8-39.

What is the degree of each polynomial function below? Homework Help ✎

*P*(*x*) = 0.08*x*^{2}+ 28*x**y*= 8*x*^{2}−*x*^{5 }+ 9*f*(*x*) = 5(*x*+ 3)(*x*− 2)(*x*+ 7)*y*= (*x*− 3)^{2}(*x*+ 1)(*x*^{3}+ 1)

Look for the highest-valued exponent.

2

See part (a).

If you multiplied the factors to write the function in standard form, what would be the highest power of *x*?

3

See part (c).