1. the degree of f(x)=3x^2-4x^3+x^4 has degree of 2 2. the function f(x) =-2x(x-1)(x-2)(x+2) has 4 zeros, has a maximum, and has x-> -infinity, f(x)-> -infinity
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Originally Posted by william 1. the degree of f(x)=3x^2-4x^3+x^4 has degree of 2 This is incorrect. If the expression is , the largest power is the degree of the polynomial. What do you think is the correct answer? 2. the function f(x) =-2x(x-1)(x-2)(x+2) has 4 zeros, has a maximum, and has x-> -infinity, f(x)-> -infinity This is correct!
1. Degree = 4
Last edited by mr fantastic; Feb 22nd 2009 at 02:21 AM. Reason: Clarity
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