# Finite Math Examples

Find the Behavior (Leading Coefficient Test)
Identify the degree of the function.
Identify the term with the largest exponent on the variable.
The degree is the sum of the exponents of each variable in the expression. In this case, the degree of is .
The degree is the sum of the exponents of each variable in the expression. In this case, the degree of is .
Identify the term with the largest exponent on the variable.
The degree of the polynomial is the largest exponent on the variable.
Since the degree is odd, the ends of the function will point in the opposite directions.
Odd