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anonymous
 3 years ago
According to The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, how many zeros does the function
f(x) = 3x4 + x + 2 have?
anonymous
 3 years ago
According to The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, how many zeros does the function f(x) = 3x4 + x + 2 have?

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terenzreignz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The gist of the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra is that a polynomial with complex coefficients (real numbers are also complex!) of degree n will have exactly ncomplex roots. What's the degree of this polynomial?

terenzreignz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's right, so it must have that many complex roots.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, so it would have about 4 zeros, right?

terenzreignz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not about... EXACTLY four zeros. This is true as long as we're working with complex roots.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, i think I get it
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