# the polynomial function algebra homework help

### QUESTION 1

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Select the correct description of right-hand and left-hand behavior of the graph of the polynomial function.

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Æ’(x) = 4x^{2} – 5x + 4

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Falls to the left, rises to the right. |
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Falls to the left, falls to the right. |
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Rises to the left, rises to the right. |
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Rises to the left, falls to the right. |
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Falls to the left. |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 2

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Describe the right-hand and the left-hand behavior of the graph of

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t(x) = 4x^{5} – 7x^{3} – 13

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Because the degree is odd and the leading coefficient is positive, the graph falls to the left and rises to the right. |
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Because the degree is odd and the leading coefficient is positive, the graph rises to the left and rises to the right. |
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Because the degree is odd and the leading coefficient is positive, the graph falls to the left and falls to the right. |
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Because the degree is odd and the leading coefficient is positive, the graph rises to the left and falls to the right. |
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Because the degree is even and the leading coefficient is positive, the graph rises to the left and rises to the right. |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 3

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Select the correct description of right-hand and left-hand behavior of the graph of the polynomial function.

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Æ’(x) = 3 – 5x + 3x^{2} – 5x^{3}

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Falls to the left, rises to the right. |
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Falls to the left, falls to the right. |
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Rises to the left, rises to the right. |
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Rises to the left, falls to the right. |
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Falls to the left. |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 4

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Select from the following which is the polynomial function that has the given zeroes.

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2,-6

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f(x) = x |
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f(x) = x |
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f(x) = -x |
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f(x) = -x |
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f(x) = x |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 5

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Select from the following which is the polynomial function that has the given zeroes.

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0,-2,-4

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f(x) = -x |
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f(x) = x |
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f(x) = x |
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f(x) = x |
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f(x) = x |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 6

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Sketch the graph of the function by finding the zeroes of the polynomial.

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f(x) = 2x^{3} – 10x^{2} + 12x

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0,2,3 |
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0,2,-3 |
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0,-2,3 |
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0,2,3 |
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0,-2,-3 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 7

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Select the graph of the function and determine the zeroes of the polynomial.

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f(x) = x^{2}(x-6)

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0,6,-6 |
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0,6 |
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0,-6 |
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0,6 |
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0,-6 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 8

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Use the Remainder Theorem and Synthetic Division to find the function value.

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g(x) = 3x^{6} + 3x^{4} – 3x^{2} + 6, g(0)

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6 |
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3 |
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-3 |
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8 |
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7 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 9

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Use the Remainder Theorem and Synthetic Division to find the function value.

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f(x) = 3x^{3} – 7x + 3, f(5)

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-343 |
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343 |
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345 |
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340 |
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344 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 10

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Use the Remainder Theorem and Synthetic Division to find the function value.

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h(x) = x^{3} – 4x^{2} – 9x + 7, h(4)

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-28 |
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-27 |
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-31 |
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-25 |
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-29 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 11

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Use synthetic division to divide:

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(3x^{3} – 24x^{2} + 45x – 54) Ã· (x-6)

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6x |
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6x |
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3x |
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3x |
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3x |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 12

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Use synthetic division to divide:

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(x^{3} – 27x + 54) Ã· (x – 3)

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x |
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x |
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x |
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x |
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x |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 13

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Use synthetic division to divide:

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(4x^{3} – 9x + 16x^{2} – 36) Ã· (x + 4)

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4x |
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4x |
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-4x |
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4x |
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4x |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 14

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Use synthetic division to divide:

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5x |
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16x |
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100x |
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20x |
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4x |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 15

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Find all of the zeroes of the function.

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(x – 3)(x + 9)^{3}

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-3,9 |
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3,9 |
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-3,-9 |
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-3,3,9 |
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3,-9 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 16

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Find all the rational zeroes of the function.

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x^{3} – 12x^{2} + 41x – 42

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-2, -3, -7 |
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2, 3, 7 |
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2, -3, 7 |
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-2, 3, 7 |
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-2, 3, -7 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 17

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Determine all real zeroes of f.

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f(x) = x^{3} + x^{2} – 25x – 25

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-5,1,0 |
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5,0,-5 |
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-5,-1,5 |
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-5,0,0 |
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5,-1,0 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 18

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The height, h(x), of a punted rugby ball is given by where x is the horizontal distance in feet from the point where the ball is punted. How far, horizontally, is the ball from the kicker when it is at its highest point?

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28 feet |
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13 feet |
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18 feet |
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23 feet |
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16 feet |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 19

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The profit P (in hundreds of dollars) that a company makes depends on the amount x (in hundreds of dollars) the company spends on advertising according to the model.

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P(x) = 230 + 40x – 0.5x^{2}

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What expenditure for advertising will yield a maximum profit?

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40 |
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0.5 |
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230 |
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20 |
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115 |

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**5 points **

### QUESTION 20

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The total revenue R earned per day (in dollars) from a pet-sitting service is given by

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R(p) = -10p^{2} + 130p

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where p is the price charged per pet (in dollars).

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Find the price that will yield a maximum revenue.

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$7.5 |
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$6.5 |
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$8.5 |
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$9.5 |
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$10.5 |

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