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MEDAL! 10. Which correctly describes the roots of the following cubic equation? x^3+6x^2+11x+6 A. One real root, two complex roots B. Two real roots, and one complex root C. Three real roots, two of which are equal in value D. Three real roots, each with a different value

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    we can see that -1 is a root

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    (x+1)(x^2 + 5x +6) = x^3 + 6x^2 + 11x + 6

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    we can also see that -2 and -3 are roots in x^2 + 5x + 6

  4. anonymous
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    So there are three real roots, -1,-2,-3 which are different from each other

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