Identify the Zeros and Their Multiplicities x^5-4x^4+4x^3+2x^2-5x+2

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To find the roots/zeros, set equal to and solve.
Factor the left side of the equation.
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Factor out of .
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Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor using the perfect square rule.
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Rewrite as .
Check the middle term by multiplying and compare this result with the middle term in the original expression.
Simplify.
Factor using the perfect square trinomial rule , where and .
Factor by grouping.
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For a polynomial of the form , rewrite the middle term as a sum of two terms whose product is and whose sum is .
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Factor out of .
Rewrite as plus
Apply the distributive property.
Factor out the greatest common factor from each group.
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Group the first two terms and the last two terms.
Factor out the greatest common factor (GCF) from each group.
Factor the polynomial by factoring out the greatest common factor, .
Factor out of .
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Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
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Multiply by .
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Raise to the power of .
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Add and .
Move to the left of .
Factor.
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Rewrite in a factored form.
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Factor using the rational roots test.
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If a polynomial function has integer coefficients, then every rational zero will have the form where is a factor of the constant and is a factor of the leading coefficient.
Find every combination of . These are the possible roots of the polynomial function.
Substitute and simplify the expression. In this case, the expression is equal to so is a root of the polynomial.
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Substitute into the polynomial.
Raise to the power of .
Raise to the power of .
Multiply by .
Add and .
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Subtract from .
Since is a known root, divide the polynomial by to find the quotient polynomial. This polynomial can then be used to find the remaining roots.
Divide by .
Write as a set of factors.
Factor using the rational roots test.
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If a polynomial function has integer coefficients, then every rational zero will have the form where is a factor of the constant and is a factor of the leading coefficient.
Find every combination of . These are the possible roots of the polynomial function.
Substitute and simplify the expression. In this case, the expression is equal to so is a root of the polynomial.
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Substitute into the polynomial.
Raise to the power of .
Raise to the power of .
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Multiply by .
Add and .
Subtract from .
Since is a known root, divide the polynomial by to find the quotient polynomial. This polynomial can then be used to find the remaining roots.
Divide by .
Write as a set of factors.
Factor using the perfect square rule.
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Rewrite as .
Check the middle term by multiplying and compare this result with the middle term in the original expression.
Simplify.
Factor using the perfect square trinomial rule , where and .
Combine like factors.
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Raise to the power of .
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Add and .
Remove unnecessary parentheses.
If any individual factor on the left side of the equation is equal to , the entire expression will be equal to .
Set the first factor equal to and solve.
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Set the first factor equal to .
Add to both sides of the equation.
Set the next factor equal to and solve.
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Set the next factor equal to .
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Set the next factor equal to and solve.
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Set the next factor equal to .
Set the equal to .
Add to both sides of the equation.
The final solution is all the values that make true. The multiplicity of a root is the number of times the root appears.
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Identify the Zeros and Their Multiplicities x^5-4x^4+4x^3+2x^2-5x+2

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