Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.4 Polynomials - R.4 Exercise Set: 34

Answer

$\text{Leading Term: } -t^3 \\\text{Leading Coefficient: } -1$

Work Step by Step

In descending powers of the variables, the given expression, $ 13+20t-30t^2-t^3 ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -t^3-30t^2+20t+13 .\end{array} The expression above has the following characteristics: \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \text{Leading Term: } -t^3 \\\text{Leading Coefficient: } -1 .\end{array}
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.