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Consider that the age, x, of a unicorn in human equivalent years can be given by the formula f(x) = - 0.003518x4 + 0.087326x3 – 1.3367x2 + 12.46x + 2.914. When a unicorn is 2.5 years old, what is its age in human equivalent years? What about when it is 12 years old?

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  1. anonymous
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    a) f(2.5) b) f(12)

  2. anonymous
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    wait what is the independent variable ?

  3. anonymous
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    i dont know thats the question i was given

  4. anonymous
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    Ok, proceed with the answer above

  5. anonymous
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    so solve it first with 2.5 then 12?

  6. anonymous
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    for the two parts of the question. yes.

  7. anonymous
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    .003518*2.5^4? like that?

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    yupp.

  9. anonymous
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    Given that the independent variable is the age in unicorn years.

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