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Solving Polynomial Equations

We want to find the zeros of the polynomial function and write it in standard form. Let's do these things one at a time.

Finding the Zeros

To find the zeros of the given function, we will start by substituting for Since the right-hand side of the above equation is written in factored form, we can solve it using the Zero Product Property.
Solve using the Zero Product Property
The zeros of the function are and

Writing the Function in Standard Form

To write the function in standard form, we will use the Distributive Property.
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