# Thread: Write the following polynomial in terms of basis elements

1. ## Write the following polynomial in terms of basis elements

$p(t)=1+t^3$

2. Hello,

Originally Posted by JCS007
$p(t)=1+t^3$
I'm not sure I understand... What basis ?

You mean you have a basis (1, t, t², ...) ?

3. Originally Posted by JCS007
$p(t)=1+t^3$
You need to specify what space you want, and what basis you are refering to. There is a space of polynomials, and basis in which this is a basis vector.

In summary, be more preccise or provide more context.

RonL