Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 5 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - 5.6 Find Rational Zeroes - 5.6 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 375: 37


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Given: $f(x)=x^3+7x^2+2x+14$ Factors of the leading coefficient: $\pm 1, \pm2,\pm3,\pm 6$ Factors of the constant term:$\pm 1, \pm 5$ Possible rational zeros: $\pm\frac{1}{1}, \pm\frac{5}{1}, \pm\frac{1}{2}, \pm\frac{5}{2},\pm\frac{1}{3}, \pm\frac{5}{3},\pm\frac{1}{6}, \pm\frac{5}{6}$ Simplified list of possible zeros: $\pm 1, \pm5,\pm\frac{1}{2}, \pm\frac{5}{2},\pm\frac{1}{3}, \pm\frac{5}{3},\pm\frac{1}{6}, \pm\frac{5}{6}$ The error is: Numerator and denominator candidates were reversed.
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