# What is the degree, type, leading coefficient, and constant term of #y=-2x^5-2x^3+9#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 16, 2017

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

The degree of this polynomial is

The **degree** of a polynomial is the highest exponent with a non-zero coefficient.

The **leading coefficient** is the coefficient of the hightest exponent of the variable.

The constant term is the term not multiplied by the variable.