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Write the degree of each of the following polynomials:

(i) 5x3 + 4x2 + 7x

(ii) 4 - y2

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Degree of a polynomial is the highest power of the variable in the polynomial.

(i) 5x3 + 4x2 + 7x

This is a polynomial in variable x and the highest power of variable x is 3. Therefore, the degree of this polynomial is 3.

(ii) 4 - y2

This is a polynomial in variable y and the highest power of variable y is 2. Therefore, the degree of this polynomial is 2.

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