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**1. Homework Statement**

I am asked to determine two shape functions based off of a polynomial and Boundary conditions that are given at this url: http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii286/TechNewsSource/ShapeFunctions.jpg" [Broken]

I would have posted it here but I can't remember how to do symbols on forums.

**3. The Attempt at a Solution**

Anyways, using the prescribed boundary conditions, which are the result of a beam fixed at both ends, I couldn't determine what to use for the two shape functions. I know that using x/L and (x/L)^2 would be valid shape functions, but I am not sure how to determine the shape functions based off of the given polynomial. I am sure it is something simple I am missing, but I just couldn't figure it out. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks

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