College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 3, Polynomial and Rational Functions - Section 3.2 - Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs - 3.2 Exercises - Page 302: 3


(a) $0$ (b) factor (c) $x$

Work Step by Step

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) $x$
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