The coefficient of x2 in the polynomial 5x3−4x2+3x+10 is
The number with which a variable is multiplied in a term in a polynomial is called the coefficient of that term. In this case, the coefficient of x2 is -4.
Check whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second polynomial by dividing the second polynomial by the first polynomial:
What is the coefficient of x2 in the polynomial 5x3−4x2+3x+10 ?