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OpenStudy (anonymous):

Find the polynomial f(x) that has the roots of –2, 3 of multiplicity 2. Explain how you would verify the zeros of f(x). Find the polynomial f(x) that has the roots of –2, 3 of multiplicity 2. Explain how you would verify the zeros of f(x). @Mathematics

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

help?

8 years ago
hero (hero):

(x-3)(x+2) = x^2-x-6 i don't know what "muliplicity" 2 means

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

meaning like there is two of (x-3)

8 years ago
hero (hero):

Okay

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

But what do they want in the last question?

8 years ago
hero (hero):

(x-3)(x+2)= 0 x-3 = 0 x+2 = 0 x = 3 x = -2

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

ok, but thats verifying it?

8 years ago
hero (hero):

algebraically yes. You can also graph x^2-x-6 to verify as well

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Thank you :)

8 years ago
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