Julie P.

asked • 02/13/18

Linear Factors Theorem and Conjugate Zeros Theorem

Suppose that R(x) is a polynomial of degree 15 whose coefficients are real numbers.

Also, suppose that R(x) has the following zeros.
 
1-i, -3i, 4(with multiplicity 4)

Answer the following:
a) Find another zero of R(x)
b) What is the maximum number of real zeros (not necessarily distinct) that R(x) can have?
c) What is the maximum number of nonreal zeros that R(x) can have?
 

1 Expert Answer

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Andrew M. answered • 02/13/18

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