### Home > A2C > Chapter 9 > Lesson 9.1.1 > Problem 9-8

9-8.

Use the same method as in parts (a) and (b).

What is the highest-valued exponent?

The parent function is *y* = *x*^{3}.*y* = (*x* − 1)^{2}(*x* + 1)*y* = (*x*^{2} − 2*x* + 1)(*x* + 1)*y* = *x*^{3} − *x*^{2} − *x* + 1