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In this problem, is f(x) a function like f(x)=sin(x) or is it a polynomial??

Main post link -> https://brilliant.org/assessment/s/algebra-and-number-theory/844970/

In this problem, is f(x) a function like f(x)=sin(x) or is it a polynomial??

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TopNewestWhat is the difference between a function and a polynomial......? – Kiran Patel · 4 years ago

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f(x) is a function, not necessarily a polynomial. – Zi Song Yeoh · 4 years ago

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Can you post the question? The link says this solvable does not exist – Jamie Morrison · 4 years ago

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A function f:R→R satisfies f(5−x)=f(5+x). If f(x)=0 has 5 distinct real roots, what is the sum of all of the distinct real roots? – Aasif Khan · 4 years ago

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– Jamie Morrison · 4 years ago

It is a function, not a polynomial.Log in to reply

– Aasif Khan · 4 years ago

I don't understand how to work on it...Log in to reply

– Aasif Khan · 4 years ago

I mean do i need to invent such a function and then work on it, like the function could be anything like sqrt(sin(x)) . So do I need to discover the function first?Log in to reply