This put up incorporates 4 issues much like questions that seem on exams.

**Query 1**

Write an equation for the cubic polynomial that corresponds to the graph of the perform proven.

**Query 2**

The quartic polynomial *f*(*x*) has a number one coefficient of 1. The graph of *y* = *f*(*x*) is proven. Write an equation for *f*(*x*).

**Query 3**

A 4th diploma polynomial is divisible by *x*^{2} + 1 and *x* + 5. Which graph may symbolize the perform outlined by this polynomial?

**Query 4**

Write an equation for the polynomial that might correspond to the graph of the perform proven.

As common, watch the video for an answer.

**Equation For A Polynomial Graph**

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.**Reply To Equation For A Polynomial Graph**

(Just about all posts are transcribed shortly after I make the movies for them–please let me know if there are any typos/errors and I’ll appropriate them, thanks).

Typically a polynomial will be written in factored type because the product of a scaling issue *a* and linear components (*x* – *x*_{i}) the place *x*_{i} is a root of the polynomial. From the graph of the polynomial, we are able to take the *x*-intercept values as roots, after which we are able to use different values to find out the scaling issue. We will additionally take a look at the habits of the graph to find out the multiplicity of a root. If the graph crosses the *x*-axis the basis has an odd multiplicity whereas if the graph “bounces” the basis has a fair multiplicity. Moreover a polynomial of diploma *n* has precisely *n* roots.

We are going to use these rules to unravel the issues.

**Query 1**

Write an equation for the cubic polynomial that corresponds to the graph of the perform proven.

The graph of the third diploma polynomial is proven with 3 *x* intercepts (3, 0), (2, 0), (-3, 0). Thus we all know its three roots and now we have:

*p*(*x*) = *a*(*x* – 3)(*x* – 2)(*x* + 3)

The *y* intercept is (0, 18) so now we have:

18 = *p*(0)

18 = *a*(0 – 3)(0 – 2)(0 + 3)

18 = 18*a**a* = 1

Thus the equation is:

*p*(*x*) = (*x* – 3)(*x* – 2)(*x* + 3)

**Query 2**

The quartic polynomial *f*(*x*) has a number one coefficient of 1. The graph of *y* = *f*(*x*) is proven. Write an equation for *f*(*x*).

The graph of the 4th diploma polynomial is proven with 3 roots, so one in every of them is a double root. The roots are 3, 0, and -4. The graph “bounces” at (0, 0) indicating that *x* = 0 is a double root. Thus now we have the 4 roots. We’re given the main coefficient is 1, so now we have the equation:

*f*(*x*) = (*x* – 0)^{2}(*x* – 3)(*x* + 4)*f*(*x*) = *x*^{2}(*x* – 3)(*x* + 4)

**Query 3**

A 4th diploma polynomial is divisible by *x*^{2} + 1 and *x* + 5. Which graph may symbolize the perform outlined by this polynomial?

For the reason that polynomial is divisible by *x*^{2} + 1, one in every of its components is *x*^{2} + 1. So a root of this equation can be a root of the polynomial.

*x*^{2} + 1 = 0*x* = *i*, –*i*

The polynomial has two imaginary roots, so these two roots is not going to cross the *x* axis on the graph. Thus the quartic polynomial graph ought to have at most 2 intersections with the *x*-axis. We will get rid of choices (a) and (d) which every present 4 intersections with the *x*-axis.

One other issue is *x* + 5 giving the basis *x* = -5. This excludes (b). Choice (c) is the reply.

**Query 4**

Write an equation for the polynomial that might correspond to the graph of the perform proven.

The polynomial has *x*-intercepts of -1, 2 and -4. The graph bounces off the *x*-axis at *x* = -1 so this can be a double root (or some even energy). The graph has an inflection level at *x* = 2 like a cubic perform so now we have some odd multiplicity. Lastly we are able to take the basis *x* = 4 as a easy linear issue.

So the polynomial may very well be one thing like:

*f*(*x*) = *a*(*x* + 1)^{2}(*x* – 2)^{3}(*x* – 4)

Utilizing the *y*-intercept of (0, -4) we are able to resolve for the scaling issue:

-4 = *f*(0)

-4 = *a*(0 + 1)^{2}(0 – 2)^{3}(0 – 4)

-4 = *a*(1)^{2}(-2)^{3}(-4)

-4 = 32*a**a* = -1/8

Thus one attainable equation is:

*f*(*x*) = (-1/8)(*x* – 2)^{3}(*x* + 1)^{2}(*x* – 4)

**References**

NY Regents pattern polynomial questions

https://www.jmap.org/Worksheets/A.APR.B.3.GraphingPolynomialFunctions2.pdf

Method for polynomial features

https://programs.lumenlearning.com/waymakercollegealgebra/chapter/writing-formulas-for-polynomial-functions/

Polynomial features

https://www.mathcentre.ac.uk/assets/uploaded/mc-ty-polynomial-2009-1.pdf

Polynomial features one other

https://www.stocktonusd.web/cms/lib/CA01902791/Centricity/Area/3176/Pre_Cal_Lesson_4-1_Polynomials_WITHOUT_Quiz.pdf

Query 1

https://www.nysedregents.org/algebratwo/617/algtwo62017-exam.pdf

Query 2

https://www.nysedregents.org/algebratwo/118/algtwo12018-exam.pdf

Query 3

https://www.nysedregents.org/algebratwo/618/algtwo62018-exam.pdf

Query 4

https://programs.lumenlearning.com/waymakercollegealgebra/chapter/writing-formulas-for-polynomial-functions/

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