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5-125.

FUNCTIONS FROM TABLES, Part Three

A function contains the points shown in the table at right.

What kind of function does this appear to be? Write a possible equation.

Is it linear or quadratic? Is it exponential? Or trigometric?

How does the function change?

Compute the finite differences and look for a pattern.

Can you determine value of

? Why or why not?Extend the pattern.