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August 5th, 2009, 11:39 AM  #1 
Member Joined: Aug 2009 From: Copenhagen, Denmark Posts: 45 Thanks: 0  Find an equation that fits into coordinates.
Hey all If i have some coordinates that are: (1,1) ; (2,10) ; (3,3) ; (4,12) ; (5,5) ; (6,14) etc. How to find the equation that fits into that? Thanks in advance thesixmax 
August 5th, 2009, 12:14 PM  #2 
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The data have the form (n, n + 4 + 4(1)^n), where n = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, etc.

August 5th, 2009, 12:16 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: May 2008 From: York, UK Posts: 1,300 Thanks: 0  Re: Find an equation that fits into coordinates.
It depends. The most obvious I can see is to give you the pairs but there are infinitely many possibilities (for example 
August 5th, 2009, 01:43 PM  #4  
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The second problem is as follows: if then if then if then How to find the function that fits? Any suggetions? /thesixmax  
August 6th, 2009, 01:34 AM  #5 
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The simplest possibility is y = (x  16)/2.

August 8th, 2009, 09:52 AM  #6  
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