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Homework Help: Method of undetermined coefficients

  1. Apr 7, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Given are the points (1,-4), (3,0), and (4,1).
    I am to usemethod of undetermined coefficients.

    2. Relevant equations

    Given these points I am to find a quadratic equation.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Sorry! But I really do not have any clue. May anyone help me?
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 7, 2010 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    Wouldn't the equation of a quadratic function be relevant here?
    Not until you make an effort on this problem. Those are the rules.
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