By Robert Smith, Roland Minton

ISBN-10: 0073383112

ISBN-13: 9780073383118

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Most graphing calculators and computer algebra systems can also find approximate zeros, using a built-in “solve” program. In Chapter 3, we present a versatile method (called Newton’s method) for obtaining accurate approximations to zeros. The only way to find the exact solutions is to factor the expression (using either long division or synthetic division). Here, we have √ √ f (x) = x 3 − x 2 − 2x + 2 = (x − 1)(x 2 − 2) = (x − 1)(x − 2)(x + 2), √ √ from which you can see that the zeros are x = 1, x = 2 and x = − 2.

5. 27c). 41. You can make these estimates more precise by zooming in even more closely. Most graphing calculators and computer algebra systems can also find approximate zeros, using a built-in “solve” program. In Chapter 3, we present a versatile method (called Newton’s method) for obtaining accurate approximations to zeros. The only way to find the exact solutions is to factor the expression (using either long division or synthetic division). Here, we have √ √ f (x) = x 3 − x 2 − 2x + 2 = (x − 1)(x 2 − 2) = (x − 1)(x − 2)(x + 2), √ √ from which you can see that the zeros are x = 1, x = 2 and x = − 2.

F (x) = 3 − 2x + x 4 36. f (x) = x 3 + 4x − 1 x4 − 1 38. f (x) = 2x − x 2/3 − 6 ............................................................ 5 x Ϫ3 Ϫ2 2 3 Ϫ5 Ϫ10 ............................................................ y 30. 10 In exercises 47–50, find the indicated function values. 47. f (x) = x 2 − x − 1; 5 Ϫ4 In exercises 39–46, find the domain of the function. √ √ x2 − x − 6 x + 2 40. f (x) = 39. f (x) = x −5 √ 1 41. f (x) = √ 42. f (x) = 3 3 + x 3 − 2x √ √ x2 − 4 43. f (x) = 3 x − 1 44.

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