How can I find the zeros(other than 0 itself) of this polynomial? y = 12x^3 + 12x^2 + 12x thank you in advance
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Originally Posted by hiemmer How can I find the zeros(other than 0 itself) of this polynomial? y = 12x^3 + 12x^2 + 12x thank you in advance Factor out 12x, so and now you can see x=0 is a solution and you can use the quadratic formula for
Originally Posted by hiemmer How can I find the zeros(other than 0 itself) of this polynomial? y = 12x^3 + 12x^2 + 12x thank you in advance , use the quadratic formula to find the other two roots ...
Or if you're not a fan of the quadratic formula (I never was), you could complete the square on the quadratic giving,
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