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  1. Consider the polynomial x4 − 6x3 − 6x2 + 6x − 7. Homework Help ✎

    1. Using only integers, list all the possible linear factors.

    2. Is (x +1) a factor of the polynomial? Is (x − 1) a factor? Show how you know without graphing.

Use the Integral Zero Theorem found in the Math Notes box in Lesson 8.3.2. There are 4 answers!

Long divide each of the factors into the polynomial. If you have no remainder, then it was a factor of the polynomial.