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jbeloy17
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Find the polynomial of degree 4 whose graph goes through the points (3, 188), (2, 35), (0,
7), (1, 16), and (2, 17).
 9 months ago
 9 months ago
jbeloy17 Group Title
Find the polynomial of degree 4 whose graph goes through the points (3, 188), (2, 35), (0, 7), (1, 16), and (2, 17).
 9 months ago
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jbeloy17 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(3, 188), (2, 35), (0,7), (1, 16), and (2, 17) there we go lol
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm not sure if this is the best approach, but here's one idea... Since it passes through (0,7), it has a yintercept of 7.\[\Large\bf y=ax^4+bx^3+cx^2+dx+7\]
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
We can setup a system of equations using the other points provided.\[\Large (1,16):\]\[\Large\bf 16=a+b+c+d+7\]Then another point gives us:\[\Large\bf (2,17):\]\[\Large \bf 17=a2^4+b2^3+c2^2+d2+7\]
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
And so on :o
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