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  1. Consider the graph of f(x) = sin(x). 10-24 HW eTool (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

    1. Describe the graph.

    2. Could this graph be an example of any other function? Explain why f(x) = sin(x) cannot be a polynomial function.

What does the graph of y = cos(x) look like?

Polynomial functions are of the form P(x) = axn + bxn − 1 + ... + fx1 + gx0.
How many roots can a polyhomial function have?
How many roots does the sine function have?

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