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1)/2, expand the polynomial 6(x squared) in terms of P l (x).

does anyone know what this question is asking me? what is P l (x)?

thanks in advance

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1)/2, expand the polynomial 6(x squared) in terms of P l (x).

does anyone know what this question is asking me? what is P l (x)?

thanks in advance

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[tex]\begin{align*}

P_0(x) &= 1 \\

P_1(x) &= x \\

P_2(x) &= (3x^2-1)/2

\end{align*}[/tex]

The problem is asking you to expand the polynomial [itex]6x^2[/itex] in terms of these polynomials. In other words, you want to find constants c

[itex]6x^2 = c_0 P_0(x) + c_1 P_1(x) + c_2 P_2(x)[/tex]

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