When x = a is a zero of a polynomial function f, the three statements below are true.

(a) x = a is a ________ of the polynomial equation f(x) = 0.

(b) ________ is a factor of the polynomial f(x).

(c) (a, 0) is an ________ of the graph of f.

(a) x = a is a ________ of the polynomial equation f(x) = 0.

(b) ________ is a factor of the polynomial f(x).

(c) (a, 0) is an ________ of the graph of f.

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Step 1 Introduction

Zero of polynomial can be defined as the point where the polynomial becomes zero as a whole. A polynomial having value zero is called zero polynomial

Step 2 Given statement

x=a is a zero of a polynomial function.

Step 3 Solution

(a) x=a is a zero of the polynomial equation f(x)=0

(b) x-a is a factor of the polynomial f(x)

(c) (a, 0) is an point of the graph of f

Step 4 Answer

(a) zero

(b) x-a

(c) (a,0)

Zero of polynomial can be defined as the point where the polynomial becomes zero as a whole. A polynomial having value zero is called zero polynomial

Step 2 Given statement

x=a is a zero of a polynomial function.

Step 3 Solution

(a) x=a is a zero of the polynomial equation f(x)=0

(b) x-a is a factor of the polynomial f(x)

(c) (a, 0) is an point of the graph of f

Step 4 Answer

(a) zero

(b) x-a

(c) (a,0)