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

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# Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.3 Polynomials - 4.3 Exercise Set - Page 251: 40

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#### Work Step by Step

When the terms are written in order, the polynomial can be written as: $$-a^4+2a^3+9a+3$$ Thus, in order, we see that (a) the degree of each term is 4, 3, 1, 0; (b) the leading term is $-a^4$ with a coefficient of -1; and (c) the degree of the polynomial is 4.

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