Degree and Leading Coefficient Calculator

The calculator will find the degree, leading coefficient, and leading term of the given polynomial function.

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Find the degree, the leading coefficient, and the leading term of $$$p{\left(x \right)} = 5 x^{7} + 2 x^{5} - 4 x^{3} + x^{2} + 15$$$.

Solution

The degree of a polynomial is the highest of the degrees of the polynomial's individual terms. In our case, the degree is $$$7$$$.

The leading term is the term with the highest degree. In our case, the leading term is $$$5 x^{7}$$$.

The leading coefficient is the coefficient of the leading term. In our case, the leading coefficient is $$$5$$$.

Answer

Degree: $$$7$$$A.

Leading coefficient: $$$5$$$A.

Leading term: $$$5 x^{7}$$$A.