# General form of polynomial problem?

The general form of a polynomial in x is
anxn + an-1xn-1 + an-2xn-2 + ... + a2x2 + a1x + a0
Given n = 5, which of the following polynomials satisfies the condition ak = k +1, for k = 0 to k = 5?
choices:
A. 5x^5 + 4x^4 + 3x^3 + 3x^2 + x + 1
B. 6x^5 + 5x^4 + 4x^3 + 3x^2 + 2x + 1
C. x^5 + x^4 + x^3 + x^2 + x +...
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The general form of a polynomial in x is

anxn + an-1xn-1 + an-2xn-2 + ... + a2x2 + a1x + a0

Given n = 5, which of the following polynomials satisfies the condition ak = k +1, for k = 0 to k = 5?

choices:

A. 5x^5 + 4x^4 + 3x^3 + 3x^2 + x + 1

B. 6x^5 + 5x^4 + 4x^3 + 3x^2 + 2x + 1

C. x^5 + x^4 + x^3 + x^2 + x + 1

D. 5x^6 + 4x^5 + 3x^4 + 2x^3 + x^2 - 1

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anxn + an-1xn-1 + an-2xn-2 + ... + a2x2 + a1x + a0

Given n = 5, which of the following polynomials satisfies the condition ak = k +1, for k = 0 to k = 5?

choices:

A. 5x^5 + 4x^4 + 3x^3 + 3x^2 + x + 1

B. 6x^5 + 5x^4 + 4x^3 + 3x^2 + 2x + 1

C. x^5 + x^4 + x^3 + x^2 + x + 1

D. 5x^6 + 4x^5 + 3x^4 + 2x^3 + x^2 - 1

http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/polyno...

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