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B Polynomial space

  1. Aug 8, 2016 #1
    The polynomial ( 1+x^2 )
    Can this polynomial span the space of polynomials of degree 2 in standard basis ?
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  3. Aug 8, 2016 #2


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    No, it is a single polynomial. The space of polynomials of degree 2 is three-dimensional.
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