poshbagel
R(x) = 2x^5 + 5x^3 + 6x^2 − 6
List all possible rational zeros given by the Rational Zeros Theorem (but don't check to see which actually are zeros). (Enter your answers as a comma-separated list.)
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poshbagel
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came up with +- 6 3 2 1 and its wrong =(
radh
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The 8 you have are right. However, you're missing two others that aren't integers.
radh
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*4 others (with + and -)
poshbagel
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yes hold on let me give you all my numbers
poshbagel
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-6,-3,-2,-1,1,2,-3,6 ?
poshbagel
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\[R(x)=2x^5+5x^3+6x^2-6\]
radh
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Yeah, that's what I said was correct. But there are 4 non-integers (fractions) that you're missing.
poshbagel
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Am I missing a fraction 1/2?
poshbagel
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not sure what to do next
radh
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Yeah, that's one of the two fractions.
poshbagel
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okay help me with the other fraction please haha
radh
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Yeah, sure. Can you first tell me how you got these answers? Because I have the answer, but my method may be different.
poshbagel
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3/2?
radh
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and yes. That's it.
poshbagel
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yeeeeeeeeeeeS
radh
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+- for both, and that's all the answers, I'm pretty sure. Good job.
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thankyou