## According to the fundamental theorem of algebra, how many zeros does the function f(x) = 4×3 – x2 – 2x + 1 have? A) 1 B)2<

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Answer: c)3 rootsStep-by-step explanation:According to the fundamental theorem of algebra, any polynomial expression of degree n has n roots.

So, in this case:

f(x) = 4×3 – x2 – 2x + 1

The degree of the polynomial expression is given by the highest exponent on a variable. The term that has the highest exponent is 4x∧3.

Since the degree of the polynomial is 3, it has 3 roots.

Hello from MrBillDoesMath!

Answer C) (or 3 )

Discussion: f(x) is an equation of degree 3 as the highest exponent of “x” is the number 3. The fundamental theorem tell us there are 3 zeroes or roots but not about their character (e.g. are they all real? real and complex?)

Regards, MrB.