## Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - 5-2 Polynomials, Linear Factors, and Zeros - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 27

#### Answer

-3 multiplicity 3

#### Work Step by Step

Equate the factor $x+3$ to zero then solve the equation: $x+3=0 \\x=-3$. The factor $(x-3)$ appears three times, so the zero, -3, has multiplicity 3.

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