## College Algebra 7th Edition

(a) $0$ (b) factor (c) $x$
Recall: If $c$ is a zero a polynomial $P$, then: (i) $x-c$ is a factor of $P(x)$; (ii) $P(c)=0$; and (iii) $P$ has $c$ as its $x$-intercept. Thus, the missing expressions in the given statements are: (a) $0$ (b) factor (c) $x$