# Graph of a Polynomial

Most of the numbers - coefficients, the degree of the polynomial, the minimum and maximum bounds on both x- and y-axes - are clickable. To change a value up click (or drag the cursor to speed things up) a little to the right of the vertical center line of a number. Clicking on the left has the opposite effect.

See if you can predict (and explain) how a change in a coefficent effects the graph of the polynomial.

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• Lagrange Interpolation (an Interactive Gizmo)
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• Taylor Series Approximation to Cosine
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