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Fill in the blank. Odd degree polynomials can have at least ____ root(s) and up to ___...

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supersmartpants | Salutatorian

Posted September 22, 2013 at 10:40 PM via web

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Fill in the blank. Odd degree polynomials can have at least ____ root(s) and up to ___ roots?

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baxthum8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted September 22, 2013 at 11:03 PM (Answer #1)

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Odd degree polynomials can have at least ____ root(s) and up to ___ roots?

A polynomial of nth degree in which n is an odd value must have at least 1 real root  since the function approaches - ∞ at one end and + ∞ at the other. 

A polynomial of nth degree in which n is an odd value can have at most up to n real roots.

Odd degree polynomials can have at least __1__ root(s) and up to _n__ roots?

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