# Common mistakes made when solving polynomial

Though the students enjoy solving polynomial, however in many cases they tend to make mistakes. These mistakes could be because of carelessness or because the child did not understand the concept properly. It is always a good idea to be aware about the common mistakes which students usually make so that these can be corrected from the early age. Here are some of the common mistakes which students usually make when solving polynomial.

## ☞ degree of the polynomial 13n5+5n13+3 is 5

Ways to teach the children to minimize this error
• degree of the polynomial is the highest power of the variable in the polynomial
here the highest power is 13 (5n13)
∴ degree of the polynomial is 13.

• The best way to remove the above confusion and to ensure the children have less chance of committing mistakes is to practice the problems related to the above situations. Click on Polynomial to practice.

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