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November 29, 2014

November 29, 2014

Posted by **jas20** on Monday, March 5, 2007 at 6:31pm.

Also on my previous question about why are polynomials important bobpursly can you expalin it to me towards what you ment about your responce because i still do not undertand...thanks when you get a chance.

Polynomials are important for computations. Most functions are not polynomials, but polynomials are the only things we can calculate. If a computer does some computations for some finite time, it can only have added up multiplied subtracted, divided a finite number of times...

To compute functions that are not polynomials we approximate them by polynomials.

good answer.

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