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MacPfister
 3 years ago
If 2 + sqrt(3) is a polynomial root, name another root of the polynomial and explain how you know it must also be a root. (Explain in 1 or 2 sentences)
MacPfister
 3 years ago
If 2 + sqrt(3) is a polynomial root, name another root of the polynomial and explain how you know it must also be a root. (Explain in 1 or 2 sentences)

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myininaya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I guess they are defining this polynomial to have real coefficients even though they didn't say that. So when you solve \[ax^2+bx+c=0\] You get \[x=\frac{b \pm \sqrt{b^24ac}}{2a}\]. See of you can use that here. :)

myininaya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm also assuming that this polynomial has a quadratic factor. Such a weird question. Seems incomplete.

MacPfister
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I need it in sentences.. :/ sorry

MacPfister
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That doesn't answer the question either though, cause it's asking what would be another root if one of the polynomial roots is 2+ sqrt(3)

myininaya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That is 2 general solutions to a general quadratic above.

myininaya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1A quadratic is a polynomial.
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