CA_GPS_36 - p x x f = ) ( , where p is a rational number. *...

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Rev. S08 http://faculty.valenciacc.edu/ashaw/ COLLEGE ALGEBRA NAME: ________________________________ GPS # 36 4.3 SOLUTION OF POLYNOMIAL EQUATIONS II Class Time: ____________ Date: __________ Useful Guidelines: * Square Root and Cube Root: The cube root function is defined for all inputs, whereas the square root function is defined only for nonnegative inputs. * Square Root Property: If k is a nonnegative numbers and 2 x k = , then k x ± = . * Solve Equations with Cube Roots: The solution to the equation k x = 3 is 3 k x = . * Power function:
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Unformatted text preview: p x x f = ) ( , where p is a rational number. * Root function: n x x f = ) ( , where 2 ! n . 1. Use the square root property to solve each equation and give the solution set. a) 2 49 x = b) 2 8 x ! = c) 2 ( 4) 25 x ! = d) 2 (2 5) 12 x ! = 2. Use the cube roots to solve each equation and give the solution set. a) 250 2 3 = ! x b) 8 ) 1 ( 3 = ! y 3. Solve the polynomial equation by using the root method and give the solution set. a) 4 60 3 = ! x b) 24 6 2 4 = ! x x...
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