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  • 5 years ago

How do I determine a polynomial equation whose roots include the given values: 5, -5, 1, -1

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  1. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    f(x)=(x-5)(x-(-5))(x-1)(x-(-1)) =(x-5)(x+5)(x-1)(x+1)

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    Is that the answer or the formula

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    So you can just plug anything in these?

  4. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    no not just anything (x-the root)

  5. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    So what if I tried 1,2, 2pm sqrt{2}

  6. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    how do you do it

  7. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    I already have a midterm coming up so I need to get it

  8. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    f(x)=(x-1)(x-2)(x-2pmsqrt(2)) i dont know what pm means?

  9. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    the pm shows up when I use the equation sign..it's a line up and down ...it's like + with a line under it

  10. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    oh plus or minus

  11. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    oh, I suppose that is what the pm means then...lol

  12. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    f(x)=(x-1)(x-2)(x-(2+sqrt(2))(x-(2-sqrt(2))

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