identify the degree of the polynomial of f(x)=8x+5.

If this is a polynomial then what is the type?

identify the degree of the polynomial of f(x)=8x+5.

If this is a polynomial then what is the type?

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This is a linear binomial.

It is linear because 8x is a first degree (8x^{2} would be quadratic or 2nd degree, 8x^{3} is cubic or 3rd degree and so on).

It is a binomial because it contains 2 functions (a linear function: 8x, and a constant function: 5).

I hope that helps! :)

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