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anonymous
 one year ago
What are the degree and leading coefficient of the polynomial?
2y^3−10y15y^6+ 12
anonymous
 one year ago
What are the degree and leading coefficient of the polynomial? 2y^3−10y15y^6+ 12

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perl
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The degree is defined as the highest power of the polynomial. The leading coefficient is the number in front of it, multiplying it.

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"Once the polynomial is in descending order meaning the the first term has the largest exponent. That exponent is called the degree of the polynomial. The coefficient of the variable term with the largest exponent is called the leading coefficient."  (google)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would the degree be 6 and the leading coefficient is 15 ? sorry I'm really bad at math

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The degree is correct, just recall that the sign before the coefficient is part of the coefficient.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would 15 for the coefficient
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