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11-14.

Find the equation of a third degree polynomial that has the roots 3, 2, and −1 and passes through the point (1, 1). Homework Help ✎

Construct a polynomial equation from the given roots.

f(x) = a(x − 3)(x − 2)(x + 1)

Solve for a by substituting in the given point.