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State the degree and leading coefficient of each polynomial in one variable. If it is not a polynomial in one variable, explain why. 1. 7x^6 - 4x^3 + 1/x 2. 1/2x^2 + 2x3 - x5

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1. 7 x^6 - 4x^3+1/x   

degree is the largest exponent.  =6

leading coefficient is the coefficient of the largest exponent = 7 


2.1/2x^2 + 2x^3 -x^5 

-x^5 

degree is the largest exponent.  =5

leading coefficient is the coefficient of the largest exponent = - 1 


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