Does the boxed equation refer to the third derivative of Q or the polynomial with highest degree being 3?

- Feb 6th 2013, 09:11 PMElusive1324Notation: Polynomial Q(t) with degree 3 or the third derivative of Q(t)?
Does the boxed equation refer to the third derivative of Q or the polynomial with highest degree being 3?

- Feb 6th 2013, 10:44 PMProve ItRe: Notation: Polynomial Q(t) with degree 3 or the third derivative of Q(t)?
It's saying that whatever function Q is, you need to cube it.