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develop your own real world equation using words for the variables. Then, translate your equation into polynomials and share both versions of the equation

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Alex S. | Retired, Looking to Share My Love of Mathematics and ComputersRetired, Looking to Share My Love of Mat...
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OK, this is rather general!!!  Here's a simple response:
If Jim is 4 years older than twice Mary's age
Let Jim's age = y
Let Mary's age = x
If you want X^2, come up with a area problem?  E.g., the area of a square :
A (area) = s(side)^2
I'm sure you can take it from here?