# Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - 4.2 Exercises: 20

$\text{Descending Powers Arrangement: } -8x^2-x+4 \\\text{Leading Term: } -8x^2 \\\text{Leading Coefficient: } -8$

#### Work Step by Step

The given polynomial expression, $4-x-8x^2 ,$ has the following characteristics: \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \text{Descending Powers Arrangement: } -8x^2-x+4 \\\text{Leading Term: } -8x^2 \\\text{Leading Coefficient: } -8 .\end{array}

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