# How do you find the degree and leading coefficient of the polynomial #3x^7-4x^5+x^3#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 9, 2017

Degree:

Leading coefficient:

#### Explanation:

The *degree* of the polynomial is simply the number of the highest exponent, i.e.

The *leading coefficient* is the coefficient in front of the quantity with the highest exponent, i.e.