# 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.