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Cubic Polynomial Word Problem: Jenny and the Magic Bean

Here is a PDF version of a math problem I recently created. You’ll have to know how to factor cubic polynomials, so you may want to brush up on that first, or use this problem as a refresher. 71 more words

Word Problems

The Powerball jackpot just hit $261 million — here's the best time to buy a ticket, according to math

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

  • The Powerball lottery jackpot for August 2 has hit $261 million and the winner will be announced just before 11 p.m. EST. 
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Money Matters

Universality of Univariate Mixed Fractions in Divisive Meadows

This is to announce a new electronic preprint concerning meadows. The paper entitled “Universality of univariate mixed fractions in divisive meadows” (arXiv:1707.00499v1 ) has now been archived. 60 more words

Announcement Of Publication

Polynomial Regression in Python

In this post, we will run a polynomial regression on the Housing data set instead of a linear regression. We will do this when we suspect that there is a non-linear relationship in the data that the linear regression won’t pick up on.   127 more words


Using the mean value theorem (2)

Problem. Let be real numbers such that Show that the polynomial has a root in the open interval

Solution. Let Then and so, by the mean value theorem, for some… 42 more words