Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Introduction to Polynomials - Exercise Set: 18

Answer

$(a)$ $-6$ $(b)$ $-1$

Work Step by Step

$-2x^{3}+3x^{2}-6$ $(a)$ $x=0$ Replace $x$ with $0$ and evaluate the indicated operations: $-2(0)^{3}+3(0)^{2}-6=-6$ Replace $x$ with $-1$ and evaluate the indicated operations: $-2(-1)^{3}+3(-1)^{2}-6=2+3-6=-1$
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