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8-156.

Let . Assume

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Sketch a possible graph for

.Begin by sketching the axes. Mark locations on the

-axis for,,, and. Then sketch a polynomial curve with roots at,, and, a double root at, and a triple root at.Solve

.Where is your curve below or touching the

-axis?Solve

. When do

andhave opposite signs?

For example, where is the curve above the-axis on the left side of the-axis?