Consider the polynomial x4 – 6x3 – 6x2 + 6x – 7. Homework Help ✎
Using only integers, list all of the possible linear factors.
Is (x + 1) a factor of the polynomial? Is (x – 1) a factor? Show how you know without graphing.
Use the Rational Zeros 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.