Consider the following polynomial function. — - . - =h(x)=x3−9x2+27x−27=(x−3)(x−3)(x−3). Determine the multiplicity of the...
Consider the following polynomial function. — - . - . Determine the multiplicity of the zero x = 3.
Answer & Explanation
Skilled2021-02-04Added 91 answers
A zero has a "multiplicity", which refers to the number of times that its associated factor appears in the polynomial. Since x=3 has an associated factor of (x−3) and appears 3 times in h(x), then the multiplicity of x=3 is 3.
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