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Suppose that <math>x^3+px^2+qx+r</math> is a cubic with a double root at <math>a</math> and another root at b, where <math>a</math> and <math>b</math> are real numbers. | Suppose that <math>x^3+px^2+qx+r</math> is a cubic with a double root at <math>a</math> and another root at b, where <math>a</math> and <math>b</math> are real numbers. | ||

If <math>p=-6</math> and <math>q=9</math>, what is <math>r</math>? | If <math>p=-6</math> and <math>q=9</math>, what is <math>r</math>? | ||

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== Solution == | == Solution == |

## Revision as of 17:16, 1 January 2017

## Problem

Suppose that is a cubic with a double root at and another root at b, where and are real numbers. If and , what is ?