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Factor x3 – 5x2 + 11x – 15.
Determine the roots of P(x) = x3 – 5x2 + 11x – 15.
There are 2 factors. (x − 3) is one factor. Use long division to find the other factor.
Once the polynomial is factored, use the Zero Product Property to solve.
This is a 3rd degree polynomial function, so find 3 answers. One of the answers is x = 1 + 2i.