Re: Generate polynomial of specified degree

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg60632] Re: Generate polynomial of specified degree*From*: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>*Date*: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 05:42:19 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <dgtj9q$28g$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Renan, it is not too hard: f[x_Symbol,n_Integer]:= Array[c,{n+1},0].x^Range[0,n] sincerely, Daniel Renan wrote: > Hello, > > 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? > > e.g. > > 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) > > Thanks, > Renan - Canoas, RS, Brazil >