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    Form A Polynomial Function

    Find a polynomial f(x) with real coefficients having the given degree and zeros.

    degree 4; zero: 3, multiplicity 2; -i


    After doing the long math, I got the following answer
    f(x) = 2(x - 3)^2(x^2 + 1)

    Is this correct? Why? Why not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by magentarita View Post
    Find a polynomial f(x) with real coefficients having the given degree and zeros.

    degree 4; zero: 3, multiplicity 2; -i

    After doing the long math, I got the following answer
    f(x) = 2(x - 3)^2(x^2 + 1)

    Is this correct? Why? Why not?
    Looks fine. You can easily check that it meets all the criteria.
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    ok...

    Quote Originally Posted by mr fantastic View Post
    Looks fine. You can easily check that it meets all the criteria.
    I thank you for your help.
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