Using the difference operators and shifting operator we can able to find the missing terms. Forward Difference Operator(âˆ†), Backward Difference operator(âˆ‡), Shifting operator (E)

**Finding the missing terms**

Using the difference operators and shifting operator we can able
to find the missing terms.

**Example 5.10**

From the following table find the missing value

*Solution:*

Since only four values of *f*(*x*) are given, the polynomial which fits
the data is of degree three. Hence fourth differences are zeros.

**Example 5.11**

Estimate the production for 1964 and 1966 from the following data

*Solution:*

Since five values are given, the polynomial which fits the data is
of degree four.

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