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Problem : Identify the degree, leading coefficient, and constant term of the following polynomial: -3x4 +5x2 - x - 4.

Degree: 4. Leading coefficient: -3. Constant term: -4.

Problem : Identify the degree, leading coefficient, and constant term of the following polynomial: 5x6 +2x5 -2x4 +7x3 - x2 - x + 23.

Degree: 6. Leading coefficient: 5. Constant term: 23.

Problem : List the coefficients of xn, xn-1, xn-2,..., x2, x in that order for the following polynomial of degree n: 16x8 +3x7 - x4 + x3 - 5x.

16, 3, 0, 0, - 1, 1, 0, - 5.