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anonymous
 4 years ago
When asked to find the zeros of the function r(x) = 5t3 – 8t2 + 7t + 2 which task do you complete first (Rational Root Theorem or Descartes’ Rule of Signs? Use complete sentences to explain your reasoning.
anonymous
 4 years ago
When asked to find the zeros of the function r(x) = 5t3 – 8t2 + 7t + 2 which task do you complete first (Rational Root Theorem or Descartes’ Rule of Signs? Use complete sentences to explain your reasoning.

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it doesn't matter which you do first....the rule of signs shows that there are either 2 positive or 0 positive roots.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since the leading exponent is 3 then thee are 3 roots.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the rational root theorem will use the last term and the leading term...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 which has factors of 2 and 1 and 5 which has factors of 5 and 1 therefore possible rational root would be +2/5, +2/1, +1/5,+1/1...
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