If 1 is a zero of the polynomial p(x)

lunnatican4 2021-12-14 Answered
If 1 is a zero of the polynomial
p(x)=ax23(a1)x1, then
Find the value of a
You can still ask an expert for help

Expert Community at Your Service

  • Live experts 24/7
  • Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes
  • Personalized clear answers
Learn more

Solve your problem for the price of one coffee

  • Available 24/7
  • Math expert for every subject
  • Pay only if we can solve it
Ask Question

Expert Answer

turtletalk75
Answered 2021-12-15 Author has 29 answers
Step 1 Given
Sp(x)=ax23(a1)x1
Step 2 Finding the value of a
Let
x be the zero
Then,
x=1
p(1)=a(1)23(a1)11
=0
a-3a+3-1=0
-2a+2=0
-2a=-2
2a=2
a=22
a=1
a=1

We have step-by-step solutions for your answer!

Navreaiw
Answered 2021-12-16 Author has 34 answers

We have step-by-step solutions for your answer!

Expert Community at Your Service

  • Live experts 24/7
  • Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes
  • Personalized clear answers
Learn more

New questions