What is the simplest equation that has roots 4 and 2?
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gilbertbi
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To find your equation, simply work the problem backwards:
Let:
x = 2 and x = 4
x - 2 = 0 and x - 4 = 0
(x - 2)(x - 4) = 0
From here use FOIL:
`x^2 - 6x + 8 = 0`
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