what type of function is the attached graph? why??

thank you! :D

http://bit.ly/9kviM5

p.s: it isn't a parabola.... i was thinking some sort of sin or cosine? i dont know....

also, here's the equation : http://i53.tinypic.com/2nrj7l3.jpg

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- Sep 2nd 2010, 12:54 PMlollilikeslifeWhat is the function for this graph? (picture inside)
what type of function is the attached graph? why??

thank you! :D

http://bit.ly/9kviM5

p.s: it isn't a parabola.... i was thinking some sort of sin or cosine? i dont know....

also, here's the equation : http://i53.tinypic.com/2nrj7l3.jpg - Sep 2nd 2010, 01:02 PMArchie Meade
If this is

then it's called a**cubic**equation, a polynomial of degree 3. - Sep 2nd 2010, 03:02 PMwonderboy1953
As Archie Meade indicates, it's a cubic function. Does this answer your question?