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Use the Factor Theorem to determine whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second polynomial.
x  5; 3x^2 + 7x + 40
 2 years ago
Use the Factor Theorem to determine whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second polynomial. x  5; 3x^2 + 7x + 40

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ZeHanz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x5 is a factor if substituting 5 in the second gives 0: 3*5² + 7*5 + 40 = 75 + 35 + 40 = 150 <> 0, so NO.

RadEn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this cant be factored check the value of D (discriminant) = b^24ac if D < 0, it has complex roots
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