Finding real solutions of an equation without graphing

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Finding real solutions of an equation without graphing

Postby msbballshayla » Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:43 am

Finding real solutions of an equation without graphing:

x^3-2x^2-5x=-6

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Re: Finding real solutions of an equation without graphing

Postby buddy » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:38 pm

msbballshayla wrote:Finding real solutions of an equation without graphing:

x^3-2x^2-5x=-6

They show you how to solve polynomials here. The Rational Root Test gives you +/- 1, 2, 3, 6. Do these in the synthetic division. What do you get?

If you can't get the answer please write back with what you got. Thanks.


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