Wednesday

October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014

Posted by **Rae** on Monday, November 5, 2007 at 9:04pm.

Write the polynomial

2-2x+5x^2-2x^5

in standard form.

a.) What is its degree?

b.)What is the leading coefficient?

I missed this lesson in class. It's very confusing. Could someone please explain what to do?

Much appreciated,

Rae

- Algebra 2 -
**bobpursley**, Monday, November 5, 2007 at 9:13pmRewrite the polynomial with the highest degree first, in descending degrees.

Degree means the power of x, in a polynomial, one means the highest power of x when discussing degree.

- Algebra 2 -
**Rae**, Monday, November 5, 2007 at 9:21pmThanks!

So, is the degree the highest exponent?

For some reason, I keep thinking it's five.

But, I might be wrong.

- Algebra 2 -

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Algebra II - write a fourth degree polynomial function a leading coefficient o 1...

Algebra 2 - 1. Write a polynomial in standard form that has solutions: 0, -2, 3 ...

Math - 1. Identify the degree, leading term and leading coefficient of each ...

Math - Write a polynomial function in standard form that has the given zeros and...

Algebra 2! - 1.) ƒ(x) = (x^4)/4 − 3x^3 + (23x^2)/2 - 15x. Find the x ...

algebra 2 - write a polynomial function of least degree that has real ...

Algebra 2 - Hello! I need help with these four math problems. Thanks so much...

math - Find a polynomial f(x) with leading coefficient 1 and having the given ...

pre-ap Algebra 2 - write a polynomial function f of least degree that has the ...

Math - Determine whether the following statement makes sense or does not make ...