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  • 4 years ago

What What is the end behavior of the graph of f(x) = -2x^4 + 7x^2 + 4x - 4? Left side continues down, right side continues up Left side continues up, right side continues down Both sides continue up Both sides continue down

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    both sides continue down

  2. mathmate
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    Even degree polynomials (in this case 4) have both end behaviours up or down, depending on the sign of the leading term (x^4). Coefficient of x^4 negative means both ends down, positive=> both ends up.

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