## 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: 31

#### Answer

4 (with multiplicity 2)

#### Work Step by Step

Equate each unique factor to zero, then solve each equation: $x-4=0 \\x=4.$ The factor $x-4$ appears twice, therefore the zero 4 has multiplicity 2.

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