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Let f(x) = x^4-3x^2 + 2 and g(x) = 2x^4 - 6x^2 + 2x -1. What is the degree of f(x) \cdot g(x)?

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The degree is found by taking the product of the highest powers in each polynomial...thus.....   x4 * x4 = x8

So...the degree is 8

 

CPhill  Dec 4, 2014
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The degree is found by taking the product of the highest powers in each polynomial...thus.....   x4 * x4 = x8

So...the degree is 8

 

CPhill  Dec 4, 2014

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