# Standard Form of a Polynomial

#### What is the Standard Form of a Polynomial?

Definition: A polynomial is in standard form when its term of highest degree is first, its term of 2nd highest is 2nd etc..

 Examples of Polynomials in Standard Form Non-Examples of Polynomials in Standard Form x2 + x + 3 2y4 + 3y5 + 2+ 7 2y5 + 3y4 + 2+ 7 x + x2 + 3 2y6 + 11y2 + 2y 3y 5 + 7y4 + 2y 11x22 + 12x20 + 12x 3 + 7y  remember 7y = 7y 1