Polynomial Quiz

Due: Friday, March 10, 1995

Answer the following questions for the polynomial function assigned to you. A copy of the polynomial functions follows the questions.

  1. How many complex solutions will there be to f (x) = 0?
  2. List all possible combinations of total, positive, negative, and complex solutions to f (x) = 0.
  3. List all possible rational solutions to f (x) = 0.
  4. Find all complex solutions to f (x) = 0.
  5. Completely factor f (x) using linear complex factors.
  6. Completely factor f (x) using linear and irreducible quadratic real factors.
  7. Sketch the graph of y = f (x).


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