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Solve 15x^3 + 14x^2 - 3x - 2 = 0 given that -1 is a zero.

- Translucent
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Translucent wrote:Solve 15x^3 + 14x^2 - 3x - 2 = 0 given that -1 is a zero.

use like they show here: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvpoly.htm

start with the zero they give you: do the synthetic division with x=-1

then do the quadratic formula for the other two zeros

- theshadow
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