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 - Exercise Set 3.4 - Page 389: 90


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False. E.g. $x^2+2x+1=0\\(x+1)^2=0$ has only one distinct solution, $x=1$ but the degree of the polynomial is $2$ and $2\ne1$.
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