# How do you find the polynomial function with roots -5, 1, 2?

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Dec 19, 2015

#### Answer:

Begin with the factored form to find that one such polynomial is

#### Explanation:

A simple way of generating a polynomial with given roots is to begin with it in factored form. If

Applying this here, we get

Again, plugging in any of the desired roots immediately yields