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anonymous
 4 years ago
Write the following polynomials in descending order, and identify the degree of polynomial and the leading coefficient.
anonymous
 4 years ago
Write the following polynomials in descending order, and identify the degree of polynomial and the leading coefficient.

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Descending order meaning term with the highest power goes first. So just rearrange the polynomial.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, the 3y^7 has the highest power, so that goes first. The term with the second highest power is 12y^6. The term with the lowest is 6y^5. So just write it in that order.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0alright i did that now what?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The degree of the polynomial is the degree of the term with the highest power. Your highest is 3y^7, so your polynomial's degree is 7.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Your lead coefficient is your coefficient (# before variable) of your highest degree term. The coefficient of 3y^7 is just 3.
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