Tag Archives: polynomial solution

Solving the Lagrangian Point equation for the Moon

This post was prompted by a recent question at Fitting high order polynomials, asking for Excel methods to solve the equations for the radius of the Moon’s Lagrangian Point 1. All the methods described in this post have been added to … Continue reading

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Linest, NPV, IRR and solving polynomials

In a comment on Using LINEST for non-linear curve fitting Lori Miller posted a formula that found the coefficients fitting a cubic polynomial curve to a set of data, then solved the resulting equation to find the X value for a given … Continue reading

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