suppose that you are told that a good model for a situation is a 4th degree polynomial. You know that the function must have values of 0 for the input of 0,5,10,and 15.Write a polynomial equation to model the situation.

## how towrite a polynomial equation to model a 4 th degree polynomial with functions values of 0,,5 10, and 15

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If the polynomial has four roots it can be expressed as a product of four linear factors P(x) = (x-0)(x-5)(x-10)(x-15)=x(x-5)(x-10)(x-15) Multiply these terms and you will get your polynomial. Can you finish?