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## #1 2014-05-01 13:09:45

harrychess
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Registered: 2014-04-04
Posts: 33

### Polynomial Questions

Suppose f is a polynomial such that f(0) = 47, f(1) = 32, f(2) = -13, and f(3)=16. What is the sum of the coefficients of f? I asked a helper and he said focus on what the question asks for. I still dont get how to do it.

Plus, this polynomial division problem is challenging for me.
There is a polynomial which, when multiplied by x^2 + 2x + 3, gives 2x^5 + 3x^4 + 8x^3 + 8x^2 + 18x + 9. What is that polynomial?

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## #2 2014-05-01 13:53:06

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Polynomial Questions

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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