Let f(x) = x^4-3x^2 + 2 and g(x) = 2x^4 - 6x^2 + 2x -1. What is the degree of f(x) * g(x)?
if possible, provide an explanation. thank you!
The leading term of f(x) is x^4
The leading term of g(x) is 2x^4
The leading term of their product will be 2x^8
So what is the degree going to be?