Esmeralda and Heinz are working to graph a polynomial function, f(x). Esmeralda says that the third-degree polynomial has four intercepts. Heinz argues that the function only crosses the x-axis three times. Is there a way for them both to be correct? Explain your answer.
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To answer this question, think about how and when a polynomial function crosses the x-axis.

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well one of the intercepts could be through the y-axis

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