Re: Generate polynomial of specified degree

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg60640] Re: [mg60618] Generate polynomial of specified degree*From*: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>*Date*: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 05:42:34 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200509220608.CAA01863@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Clear[f] Module[{C},f[x_,0]=C[0]; f[x_,degree_Integer/;degree>0]:=C[degree] x^degree+f[x,degree-1]] f[junk,10] seems to work On 9/22/05, Renan <renan.birck at gmail.com> 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 > > -- Chris Chiasson http://chrischiasson.com/contact/chris_chiasson

**References**:**Generate polynomial of specified degree***From:*Renan <renan.birck@gmail.com>