Show all work. How you get your answer is just as important, if not more important, than the answer itself. If you think it, write it!
Where does L hit the x-axis??
(a) y = x4-3x2+17
(b) x2 + y3 = 5
(c) xy2 + yx2 = 1
and use this information to sketch a graph of f. What is the lowest value that the function takes??
(Hint: putting it in standard form, first, can help!). Be sure to describe what domain you pick to first make it one-to-one.
has at least one root. Which two consecutive integers does your root lie in between?
use (synthetic or polynomial long) division to write f(x) as