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The XFactor: or, Factoring with X's True or False Quiz
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Polynomials: The XFactor: or, Factoring with X's True or False
1.
Which of the following is
not
a polynomial equation? > 5
x
^{3}
– 7
x
+ 9 = 3
x
^{4}
+ 2
x
+ 7
True
False
2.
The polynomial (
abc
)
^{2}
– 100
b
^{4}
factors completely as > (
abc
– 10
b
^{2}
)(
abc
+ 10
b
^{2}
)
True
False
3.
Factor the polynomial 6
x
^{2}
+ 53
x
– 40. > (6
x
+ 5)(
x
– 8)
True
False
4.
Which of the following polynomials is
not
a factor of 2
x
^{5}
–
x
^{4}
+ 21
x
^{3}
? >
x
^{3}
True
False
5.
Factor the polynomial 25
x
^{2}
– 30
xy
+ 9
y
^{2}
. > (5
x
+ 3
y
)(5
x
– 3
y
)
True
False
6.
If (3
x
+
a
)(
x
+
b
) = 3
x
^{2}
+ 2
x
+ 40, what are
a
and
b
? >
a
= 10,
b
= 4
True
False
7.
What polynomial has roots 3, 5, and 7? > (
x
– 3)(
x
– 5)(
x
+ 7)
True
False
8.
To factor 12
x
^{2}
+ 17
x
+ 6 by grouping, we should first rewrite the polynomial as > 12
x
^{2}
+ 8
x
+ 9
x
+ 6
True
False
9.
Which of the following polynomial equations has no real number solutions? >
x
^{2}
+ 9 = 0
True
False
10.
Find the roots of the polynomial 
x
^{3}
+ 9
x
^{2}
– 20
x
. > 0, 4, 5
True
False
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