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Student Solution Manual for Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering, Third Edition by M. P. Hobson, K. F. Riley

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Preliminary algebra

Polynomial equations

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1.1  It can be shown that the polynomial

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has turning points at x = –1 and x =  and three real roots altogether. Continue an investigation of its properties as follows.

(a)  Make a table of values of g(x) for integer values of x between –2 and 2. Use it and the information given above to draw a graph and so ...

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