Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - Exponential and Logarithmic Equations - Exercise Set - Page 492: 152



Work Step by Step

Step 1. Given $x=4$ as a zero for $f(x)=x^3-9x^2+26x-24$, use synthetic division to find the quotient as shown in the figure. Step 2. With the quotient as $x^2-5x+6=(x-2)(x-3)$, we get the other two zeros as $x=2,3$ Step 3. The solutions to the equation are $x=2,3,4$
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