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# For the following polynomial, P(x) = x^6 – 2x^2 – 3x^7 + 7, find:1) The degree of the polynomial,2) The leading term of the polynomial,3) The leading coefficient of the polynomial.

Polynomials

For the following polynomial, $$P(x) = x^6 – 2x^2 – 3x^7 + 7$$, find: 1) The degree of the polynomial, 2) The leading term of the polynomial, 3) The leading coefficient of the polynomial.

2021-02-12

$$P(x) = x^6 – 2x^2 – 3x^7 + 7 = -3x^7 + x^6 – 2x^2 + 7$$

1) The degree of the polynomial. = 7

2) The leading term of the polynomial. $$= -3x^7$$

3) The leading coefficient of the polynomial. = -3