leading coefficient

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leading coefficient

[lee-ding]
noun Mathematics.
the coefficient of the term of highest degree in a given polynomial. 5 is the leading coefficient in 5 x 3 + 3 x 2 − 2 x + 1.
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The sign of the content is the same as the sign of the leading coefficient.
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