The equation of the volume of a rectangular prism in cubic units, is shown below.V(x)=x^3+2x^2-5x-6.

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Continuation ... The height of the prism is x+1 units. Which expression in units could represent the length of this prism?

A   x-2 because V(2)=0

B  x-3 because V(-3)=0

C  x+2 because V(-2)=4

D   x-6 because V(0)=-6 

Sep 29th, 2015

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x-2 because V(2)=0

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Sep 29th, 2015

the length of the prism should be a factor of the given equation, so we see that for x= 2, the equation yields 0, so (x-2) is a factor of the equation. and hence it can be said that it can represent the length of the prism.

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