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anonymous

  • one year ago

Find the rational solution of x3 – 3x2 + x + 5 = 0. Show your use of the Rational Zero Theorem to receive credit!

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  1. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    I guess that's also knwn as p over q method hm

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I got two solutions which were 1 and 5, but I'm not sure which one is the "Rational solution"

  3. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    \[\huge\rm \frac{ p }{ q }=\frac{ Constant }{ leading ~coefficient }\]

  4. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    what is the constant term and leading coefficient s what ?

  5. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    find all factors of constant term and of leading coefficient and then you have to apply the synthetic division method to check which one is the solution of that equation

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i think i got the answer, thank you!

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