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By Ron Larson, David C. Falvo

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A1 x ϩ a0, an 0 has precisely n zeros. ) The problem of finding the zeros of a polynomial is equivalent to the problem of factoring the polynomial into linear factors. Special Products and Factorization Techniques Quadratic Formula Example Ϫb ± Ίb 2 Ϫ 4ac xϭ 2a ax 2 ϩ bx ϩ c ϭ 0 Special Products x2 a2 Ϫ ϭ ͑x 3 x Ϫ a 3 ϭ ͑x x 3 ϩ a 3 ϭ ͑x x 4 Ϫ a 4 ϭ ͑x Ϫ Ϫ ϩ Ϫ xϭ Ϫ3 ± Ί13 2 Examples a͒͑x ϩ a͒ a͒͑x 2 ϩ ax ϩ a 2͒ a͒͑x 2 Ϫ ax ϩ a 2͒ a͒͑x ϩ a͒͑x 2 ϩ a 2͒ Binomial Theorem x2 x3 x3 x4 Ϫ Ϫ ϩ Ϫ 9 ϭ ͑x Ϫ 3͒͑x ϩ 3͒ 8 ϭ ͑x Ϫ 2͒͑x 2 ϩ 2x ϩ 4͒ 64 ϭ ͑x ϩ 4͒͑x 2 Ϫ 4x ϩ 16͒ 16 ϭ ͑x Ϫ 2͒͑x ϩ 2͒͑x 2 ϩ 4͒ Examples ͑x ϩ a͒ ϭ ϩ 2ax ϩ ͑x ϩ 3͒ 2 ϭ x 2 ϩ 6x ϩ 9 ͑x Ϫ a͒ 2 ϭ x 2 Ϫ 2ax ϩ a 2 ͑x 2 Ϫ 5͒ 2 ϭ x 4 Ϫ 10x 2 ϩ 25 ͑x ϩ a͒ 3 ϭ x 3 ϩ 3ax 2 ϩ 3a 2x ϩ a 3 ͑x ϩ 2͒ 3 ϭ x 3 ϩ 6x 2 ϩ 12x ϩ 8 3 3 2 2 3 ͑x Ϫ a͒ ϭ x Ϫ 3ax ϩ 3a x Ϫ a ͑x Ϫ 1͒ 3 ϭ x 3 Ϫ 3x 2 ϩ 3x Ϫ 1 ͑x ϩ a͒ 4 ϭ x 4 ϩ 4ax 3 ϩ 6a 2 x 2 ϩ 4a 3x ϩ a 4 ͑x ϩ 2͒ 4 ϭ x 4 ϩ 8x 3 ϩ 24x 2 ϩ 32x ϩ 16 ͑x Ϫ a͒ 4 ϭ x 4 Ϫ 4ax 3 ϩ 6a 2x 2 Ϫ 4a 3 x ϩ a 4 ͑x Ϫ 4͒ 4 ϭ x 4 Ϫ 16x 3 ϩ 96x 2 Ϫ 256x ϩ 256 n͑n Ϫ 1͒ 2 nϪ2 n͑n Ϫ 1͒͑n Ϫ 2͒ 3 nϪ3 .

XϪ1 2 10 ϩ ϩ 16. 2 x ϩ 5x ϩ 4 x 2 Ϫ x Ϫ 2 x 2 ϩ 2x Ϫ 8 19. 2Ϫt 2Ί1 ϩ t Ϫ Ί1 ϩ t ΂ 22. ΂ 21. 2xΊx 2 ϩ 1 Ϫ Ίx3 ϩ 1 Ϫ 23. 24. x2 ͑ ϩ 2͒ 1͞2 ΃ x3 Ϭ ͑x 2 ϩ 1͒ Ίx 2 ϩ 1 3x 3 2Ίx 3 ϩ 1 x2 x2 Ϫ ͑ x2 ΃ Ϭ ͑x ϩ 2͒ Ϫ1͞2 x͑x ϩ 1͒Ϫ1͞2 Ϫ ͑x ϩ 1͒1͞2 x2 Ίx ϩ 1 25. 18. 2Ίx ͑x Ϫ 2͒ ϩ Ίx Ϫ Ίx Ίx ϩ 1 2͑x ϩ 1͒ 3 ϩ 1͒ 4x 32. Ίx Ϫ 1 49͑x Ϫ 3͒ Ίx 2 Ϫ 9 34. 5 36. Ί14 Ϫ 2 2 42. Ίx ϩ Ίx Ϫ 2 Ίx ϩ 2 Ϫ Ί2 44. x Ί4 Ϫ x 2 ͑x Ϫ 2͒ 2Ίx Ίx 2 ϩ 1 1 ϩ 20. Ϫ 2 2 Ί x x ϩ1 Ϫx 2 ϩ ͑x ϩ 1͒ 3͞2 ͑x ϩ 1͒1͞2 30. 3 Ί21 5y Ίy ϩ 7 10͑x ϩ 2͒ Ίx 2 Ϫ x Ϫ 6 13 6 ϩ Ί10 x Ί2 ϩ Ί3 Ί15 ϩ 3 12 10 Ίx ϩ Ίx ϩ 5 Ίx ϩ 1 Ϫ 1 x In Exercises 45 and 46, perform the indicated operations and rationalize as needed.

3xԽ > 12 Խ3x ϩ 1Խ ≥ 4 Խ2x ϩ 1Խ < 5 Խ25 Ϫ xԽ ≥ 20 19. x < 4 20. 2x < 6 x > 3 21. 2 22. 23. x Ϫ 5 < 2 24. xϪ3 ≥ 5 2 26. 25. ԽԽ Խ Խ Խ Խ Խ Խ Խ9 Ϫ 2xԽ < 1 Խx Ϫ aԽ ≤ b, b > 0 27. 10 Ϫ x > 4 28. 29. 30. 1 Ϫ 31. Խ Խ 3x Ϫ a < 2b, b > 0 33. 4 43. 7 where h is measured in inches. Determine the interval on the real number line in which these heights lie. 44. Biology The American Kennel Club has developed guidelines for judging the features of various breeds of dogs. 5 where w is measured in pounds. Determine the interval on the real number line in which these weights lie.

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