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Let f(x) = x^4-3x^2 + 2 and g(x) = 2x^8 - 6x^2 + 2x -1. Let a be a constant. What is the largest possible degree of f(x) + a* g(x)?

 
 Oct 8, 2021
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Multiplying by a constant does not change the degree of the polynomial... 

So degree of.  f+ a* g. would still be 8

 
 Oct 8, 2021

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