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mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Use the Factor Theorem to determine a polynomial equation, of lowest degree, that has only the indicated roots:
0 is a root of multiplicity 5, 2 is a double root
mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Use the Factor Theorem to determine a polynomial equation, of lowest degree, that has only the indicated roots: 0 is a root of multiplicity 5, 2 is a double root

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satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok i cant read. start with \[x^5(x2)^2\] and multiply out

mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I would get \[x ^{5}+x ^{2}4x+4\]

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no i don't think so

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[x^5(x2)^2=x^5(x2)(x2)=...\]

mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where does the extra (x2)^2 come from then that you have after the x^5?

mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh nvm.... so what am I multiplying out then? the (x2)^2 or?

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[x^5(x)(x2)=x^5(x^24x+4)=x^74x^6+4x^5\]

mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh ok so I just needed to continue multiplying to completly get rid of the parenthisis cool thank you... so what if it is the same question but it says 1/3 is a double root and 2 is a double root? do I set it up like this: f(x)=(x1/3)^2(x+2)^2

mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0awesome thanks so much for the help!

mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Uh so I actually have one more silly question how do I get rid of the fraction to make that problem easier?

mmbuckaroos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0NVM I figured it out:) thanks

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh looks like you got it right? start with \((3x1)^2\)
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