College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 3 - Polynomial and Rational Functions - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 360: 11


turns around; crosses

Work Step by Step

If $r$ is a zero of even multiplicity, then the graph touches the x-axis and turns around at $r$. If $r$ is a zero of odd multiplicity, then the graph crosses the x-axis at $r$.
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