(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

y=a0+a1x+a2x^2+a3x^3+a4x^4+a5x^5

(a0,a1.....,a5, are fixed real numbers) passes through the points

(-2,21), (-1,7), (0,-10), (1,-8), (2,20), (3,9)

Question: Write down a 6x6 matrix A such that;

... .a0..... .....21

. . .a1..... .....7

. . .a2...... .....-10

A . ..a3.. .= .....-8

. . .a4..... .....20

. .a5..... .....9

3. The attempt at a solution

I am unsure how to start this question. Do i substitute the points?

Any assistance would be obliged.

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