Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Introduction to Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - Exercise Set: 20

Answer

$6$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $g(a)$ represents the value of the function $g$ when $x=a$. Thus, $f(0)$ represents the value of the function $f$ when $x=0$. Substitute $0$ to $x$ in the function $f$ to obtain: $f(0) = (0)^2-5(0)+6 \\f(0)=0-0+6 \\f(0)=6$
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