# Engineering Polynomial - Help needed!Watch

#21
(Original post by joostan)
It's
As such, when you equate the coefficients of there needs to be 2 on each side.
Sorry it took a while, trying to get my head around it!

Does that make:

Therefore:

?
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#22
(Original post by clloyd12)
Sorry it took a while, trying to get my head around it!

Does that make:

Therefore:

?
Yep.

It is convention and easier to read if you put the constant part at the front of each term, so 2ay^2, rather than a2y^2.

Butr what you have put is correct.
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#23
(Original post by ghostwalker)
Yep.

It is convention and easier to read if you put the constant part at the front of each term, so 2ay^2, rather than a2y^2.

Butr what you have put is correct.
Awesome thanks! i'll plug this into the formula and see if I hit the right answer!
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#24
(Original post by ghostwalker)
Yep.

It is convention and easier to read if you put the constant part at the front of each term, so 2ay^2, rather than a2y^2.

Butr what you have put is correct.
Oh daym! I got it right My head honestly hurts! I just looked at the last question:

Given

I think this is too much maths for my day off lol
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#25
(Original post by clloyd12)
Oh daym! I got it right

Given

I think this is too much maths for my day off lol
Similar method as last time, but watch your signs.
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#26
(Original post by ghostwalker)

Similar method as last time, but watch your signs.

Yeaaa it worked! Thanks so much for your help!
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