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    best polynomail fit the point

    Someone please help the question!
    Find the least squares quadratic polynomial (i.e., closest parabola) fit to the data point (0,0), (2,2), (3,6), (4,12).
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    Re: best polynomail fit the point

    $p(x)=x^2-x$ is an exact fit
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