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anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the maximum number of xintercepts that can be found on a graph with equation y = ax^5 + cx^2 + f, where a, c, and f are any real numbers?
A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
I don't just want the answer, I want an explanation please so I could solve this on my own in the future
anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the maximum number of xintercepts that can be found on a graph with equation y = ax^5 + cx^2 + f, where a, c, and f are any real numbers? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 I don't just want the answer, I want an explanation please so I could solve this on my own in the future

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cwrw238
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1since the degree of this equation is 5 there will be 5 zeroes of which some may not be real. only real roots will be xintercepts

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y'=Ax4+Bx=0 x=0 and alfa so there are two extermum so the xinteraction maximum are three points.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks to you both, I think I got it!
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