**asymptotic analysis**

Consider a polynomial such as

The dominant behavior of

in the sense that

n -> infinity |
n^{4} + 3n^{3} - n^{2} + 5n -1--------------------------------------- 7 n^{4} | = 1 |

Generalize for all polynomials.

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