Combine like terms for (2a

We first need to simplify the expression removing parentheses

Remove the parentheses since no simplification is required

2a

Evaluate the

2a

Evaluate the

b

Evaluate the

c

Evaluate the

-6x

Evaluate the

y

Evaluate the

z

Evaluate the

7l

Evaluate the

m

Evaluate the

n

Analyze the 9 terms of the polynomial n

Term 1 is n

Since there is no coefficient before our variable, (term does not start with a number), our coefficient is 1

Our variable is the letter which is n

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 9

Term 2 is m

Since there is no coefficient before our variable, (term does not start with a number), our coefficient is 1

Our variable is the letter which is m

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 8

Term 3 is 7l

Our coefficient/constant is the number our term begins which is 7

Our variable is the letter which is l

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 7

Term 4 is z

Since there is no coefficient before our variable, (term does not start with a number), our coefficient is 1

Our variable is the letter which is z

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 5

Term 5 is y

Since there is no coefficient before our variable, (term does not start with a number), our coefficient is 1

Our variable is the letter which is y

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 4

Term 6 is c

Since there is no coefficient before our variable, (term does not start with a number), our coefficient is 1

Our variable is the letter which is c

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 4

Term 7 is b

Since there is no coefficient before our variable, (term does not start with a number), our coefficient is 1

Our variable is the letter which is b

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 3

Term 8 is -6x

Our coefficient/constant is the number our term begins which is -6

Our variable is the letter which is x

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 3

Term 9 is 2a

Our coefficient/constant is the number our term begins which is 2

Our variable is the letter which is a

The exponent of our variable is the power that the variable is raised to which is 2

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable n = 9

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable m = 8

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable l = 7

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable z = 5

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable y = 4

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable c = 4

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable b = 3

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable x = 3

The degree of the polynomial (highest exponent) for the variable a = 2