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NonReal Complex Roots Always Come in... 

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The Possible number of real roots is equal... 

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to the highest exponent in the polynomial 


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How to Find The Real Zeros of A Polynomial? 

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1.)Factor the Polynomial into Parts 2.)Factor each part as much as possible 3.)Make each part equal zero, and solve 4.)Remember Imaginary Numbers Cannot be Real Zeros 5.) Plot Each of the x=a zeros on the graph 


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How to Identify A Graph Based On Roots? Option A 

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Try and Verify If the XIntercepts On the Graph Are Equal to the Zeroes of the Polynomial by replacing a xintercept on the graph with a x in the polynomial and solving to see if it equals zero. 


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How to Identify A Graph Based On Roots? Option B 

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The number of real roots and possible roots can help you eliminate choices. Then continue with option A. 

