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Unformatted text preview: modelled by a cubic curve (i.e. a + a 1 x + a 2 x 2 + a 3 x 3 = P ( x )). She has four points in space that she says the roller coaster must go through: (1 , 6); (2 , 1); (3 , 2); (4 ,3). She would normally ask Professor Vandermonde in such cases however he is on safari in Tanzania (The Serengeti) and is unreachable. She needs this polynomial so that she can pass the information onto the builders and she heard that you may be able to help her. Are you up to the challenge of nding this cubic polynomial? (No credit will be awarded for just saying yes or no.) 1...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2010 for the course MATH 1502 taught by Professor Mcclain during the Fall '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
 Fall '07
 McClain
 Calculus, Addition

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