# 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 $$5$$$.
Degree: $$7$$$A. Leading coefficient: $$5$$$A.
Leading term: $$5 x^{7}$$\$A.