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Homework Help: Algebra Question

  1. Aug 18, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Find all zeros of the polynomial:
    P(x)=2x^3 - 8x^2 + 9x - 9

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I am unsure how to get the factors of this polynomial therefore my answer is that there are no factors.

    Though, I do not know how to get the imaginary factors on a polynomial with three as it's highest degree.
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 18, 2010 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    That answer is not likely to get you many points. If you're being asked to factor cubics, you probably have been presented some tools to help you, such as the Rational Root Theorem.
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