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pottersheep
 3 years ago
Grade 12 Advanced Functions help please!
Use the degree and the sign of the leading coefficient to determine the value of the constant finite differences.
f(x) = 4x^3 +2x^2  x +5
pottersheep
 3 years ago
Grade 12 Advanced Functions help please! Use the degree and the sign of the leading coefficient to determine the value of the constant finite differences. f(x) = 4x^3 +2x^2  x +5

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pottersheep
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do I do that? I know the degree is 3, and the sign is negative... Thanks!

niravshah08
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know what constant finite diff. Is but i think it will be 2x. I got this by dividing the first term by the second term

pottersheep
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no that's not the answer but thanks anyways

pottersheep
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does anyone else know?

CliffSedge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It can be done without calculus.

hal_stirrup
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You can make a long table of values

CliffSedge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think a shortcut is to multiply the leading coefficient by twice the degree.

CliffSedge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It works for this example and another that I tried, but it might not work in all cases.

hal_stirrup
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Since the degree of the function is 3 . we look at 4x^3

hal_stirrup
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the 3th diferences are constant.

pottersheep
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks ~ I haven't taken calculus yet so I just had to make really long tables for all of my questions. I got the right answers tho! :)
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