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Which of the following polynomials has the highest degree?

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4x3+ 2x2+x+1
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B
2x4+ 1
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C
5x3+ 2x2+1
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4x2+ 2x+1
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Solution

The correct option is B 2x4+ 1
The degree of a polynomial is the largest exponent on its variable.

4x2+2x+1 has a degree of 2.
5x3+2x2+1 has a degree of 3.

4x3+2x2+x+1 has a degree of 3.

2x4+1 has a degree of 4.

So, (2x4+1), has the highest degree.

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