I am studying functions. I am stuck! Table has 1 and 8, 2 and 14, 3 and ?, ? and 24, ? and 28, 6 and ?...

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- Jan 23rd 2008, 05:28 PMjennifer.scogginsFind this pattern
I am studying functions. I am stuck! Table has 1 and 8, 2 and 14, 3 and ?, ? and 24, ? and 28, 6 and ?...

- Jan 23rd 2008, 11:54 PMjanvdl
Using a graphing utility and a point series, the formula would roughly appear to be:

$\displaystyle f(x) = - \frac{1}{3} x^2 + 7x + \frac{4}{3}$

Code:

x f(x)

1 8

2 14

3 19,3

4 24

5 28

6 31,3

- Jan 24th 2008, 07:27 AMjennifer.scogginsThank you
:) Thank you so much! I was so lost!

- Jan 24th 2008, 07:55 AMjanvdl