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semaameya
 3 years ago
what is the x intercept of y=1+(1/x)+(1/x^2)
semaameya
 3 years ago
what is the x intercept of y=1+(1/x)+(1/x^2)

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freewilly922
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is the x intercept when y = 0?

freewilly922
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then shouldn't you just try to solve \[0=1 + \frac{1}{x}+\frac{1}{x^2}\]?

semaameya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did & i dont think theres a defined answer so i was just checking if i did something wrong

freewilly922
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ah, did you check the discriminant to see if it was positive/zero/negative?

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply each term by x^2

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0giving x^2 + x + 1 = 0 and check discriminant as freewill said

cwrw238
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the roots are nonreal (complex) numbers
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