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Mar 29th, 2015

The graph does not show a polynomial function because it has a discontinuity between x = 1 and x = 2. Any polynomial function is continuous everywhere.

Mar 29th, 2015

Do you have any questions about this problem? What is the reason that you are not satisfied with the anwer?

Mar 30th, 2015

It said it was wrong and the limit i can put in an answer is twice before it makes me go to next question.

Mar 30th, 2015

The graph cannot represent a polynomial function because it has a discontinuity. Any polynomial function is continuous everywhere. I suggest that you try to contact your instructor and explain your answer. Maybe the problem is with the computer.

Mar 30th, 2015

I bet that is what is happening!

Mar 30th, 2015

You may find an illustration to your case, for example, on the webpage http://www.themathpage.com/aCalc/continuous-function.htm

The function on your picture may be piecewise polynomial, that is, f(x) = P(x) for x< a ~ 1.7; f(x) = Q(x) for x>=a, where P and Q are two different polynomials.

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