Section 4.2
Quiz 5.8
Question: Give the possible values for the degree of the polynomial and the sign (+ or –) of the leading coefficient (xn term).

 
    Degree is odd (1, 3, 5, etc.); leading coefficient is positive.
Degree is odd (1, 3, 5, etc.); leading coefficient is negative.
Degree is even (2, 4, 6, etc.); leading coefficient is positive.
Degree is even (2, 4, 6, etc.); leading coefficient is negative.
 
  Variations: Give the possible values for the degree of the polynomial and the sign (+ or –) of the leading coefficient (xn term).

 
    Give the possible values for the degree of the polynomial and the sign (+ or –) of the leading coefficient (xn term).

 
    Give the possible values for the degree of the polynomial and the sign (+ or –) of the leading coefficient (xn term).