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Right now I am in grade 12 advanced functions and introductory calc.

I have just started the second unit which is polynomial equations and inequalities.

I am currently having a problem with comparing coefficients.

I understand up until where you find the factor of the cubic equation, and distrubute it over the part polynomial which is (x^2 + kn + (p times the coefficiant of the original polynomial)

I get confused when I solve for both x's. I always turn out to have different numbers, and I don't know what to plug in for k.

Help is urgent please.

thanks to all

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# Homework Help: Comparing coefficients

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