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What are the approximate real number solution(s) to the polynomial function f(x) = x^3 + 2x^2  5x  6?
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What are the approximate real number solution(s) to the polynomial function f(x) = x^3 + 2x^2  5x  6?
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calmat01Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The factors of the constant at the end of your equation are the possible solutions to this problem. What are the different factors of 6?
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calmat01Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Right. Both positive and negative, so you have 8 possible solutions.
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DeadShotBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok, so is the group x = 3, x = 1, and x = 2 a possibility?
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calmat01Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Since this is a third degree polynomial, there can only be three. And since you know one is 2, use synthetic division to find the others. Yes, the group you listed is certainly a possibility.
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