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BJP4 Self-Check 2.18: timesOperator

Language/Type: Java basics variables
Author: Marty Stepp (on 2016/09/08)

Suppose a real number variable x is defined. Write a single Java statement that stores as a variable y the result of the computation below, modifying the expression to use the * operator exactly four times when computing an equivalent value (hint: how could you factor out x here?).

y = 12.3x4 - 9.1x3 + 19.3x2 - 4.6x + 34.2

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This is a method problem. Write a Java method as described. Do not write a complete program or class; just the method(s) above.

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