# Precalculus Examples

Find the Maximum Number of Real Roots
Identify the term with the largest exponent on the variable.
The degree is the sum of the exponents of each variable in the expression. In this case, the degree of is .
The degree is the sum of the exponents of each variable in the expression. In this case, the degree of is .
Identify the term with the largest exponent on the variable.
The degree of the polynomial is the largest exponent on the variable.
Degree=
The maximum number of possible roots is the degree of .