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

Determien an euation for each polynomial function described below state whether the function is even, odd or neither. Sketch a graph of each.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

My question is.. If youre given information like this ::

a) A quintic function with zeroes at -2(o3) and 3(o2) and that has a y intercept at 70.

From this statement, are you able to determine the value of the leading coefficiant ( ALWAYS?)

So a) would be.. y = (x+2)^3 (x-3)^2 + 70

If i set X = 0, then y= (0+2)^3 (0-3)^2 + 70

Which gives me (2)^3 * (-3)^2 which is 72.

Do i then do the y intercept value over the value of setting the f(0) ?

Like The leading coefficiant for this one would be 70/72(x+2)^3(x-3)^2 + 70

Is that correct?

Plz answer!

In the back of the book the "+70" is gone.. So that represents a vertical stretch of that value instead of the y intercept? Im confused. Why is that the coefficiant

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# Homework Help: Quick question of polynomial function

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