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Use the Intermediate Value Theorem and synthetic division to determine whether or not the following polynomials have a real zero between the numbers given. P(x) = x3 - 3x2 + 2x - 5; Is there a real zero between 2 and 3?

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    ima refreshed too lol

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    Find \(P(2)\) and \(P(3)\) to start with.

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    Can you do that? To continue, you have to find if 0 is between \(P(2)\) and \(P(3)\).

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    hold on lol

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    is P(2)-5?????

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    Yes. What about P(3)?

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    1

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    Right.

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    now what

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    Is 0 between -5 and 1?

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    yes!

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