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Generate polynomial of specified degree

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  • Subject: [mg60618] Generate polynomial of specified degree
  • From: Renan <renan.birck at>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 02:08:12 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: Renan <renan.birck at>
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Sorry if this may seem a silly question, but I readed the Mathematica
help and found no references.

Is there any function that can generate a polynomial of a given degree?


For degree 1, f[x] would return a x + b
For degree 2, f[x] would return a x^2 + b x + c (quadratic equation)
For degree 3, f[x] would return a x^3 + b x^2 + c x + d (quadratic equation)

Renan - Canoas, RS, Brazil

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