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Topic: #34 Algebra Regents
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Re: #34 Algebra Regents
Posted: Jun 15, 2012 8:39 AM
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Katie (and others),

The equation is an equation in x; therefore, its roots are x-values rather than ordered pairs. Though the roots are synonymous with the locations of the x-intercepts, the deduction of a point is appropriate here.

Hope all is well with you.

Regards,


George Reuter
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