## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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# Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - 4.2 Exercises - Page 285: 18

#### Answer

$\text{Descending Powers Arrangement: } y^4-2y^3+3y^2 \\\text{Leading Term: } y^4 \\\text{Leading Coefficient: } 1$

#### Work Step by Step

The given polynomial expression, $3y^2+y^4-2y^3 ,$ has the following characteristics: \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \text{Descending Powers Arrangement: } y^4-2y^3+3y^2 \\\text{Leading Term: } y^4 \\\text{Leading Coefficient: } 1 .\end{array}

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