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 one year ago
Find the polynomial of degree 4 whose graph goes through the points (3, 188), (2, 35), (0,
7), (1, 16), and (2, 17).
 one year ago
Find the polynomial of degree 4 whose graph goes through the points (3, 188), (2, 35), (0, 7), (1, 16), and (2, 17).

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jbeloy17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(3, 188), (2, 35), (0,7), (1, 16), and (2, 17) there we go lol

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'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.\[\Large\bf y=ax^4+bx^3+cx^2+dx+7\]

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We 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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