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Fill in the blanks to make a quadratic whose roots are $1$ and $-1.$

 

x^2 + ___ x + ___

 Nov 11, 2023
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A quadratic whose roots are 1 and -1 in factored form looks like this:

 

\((x-1)(x+1)\)

 

Expanding this out, and it becomes \(x^2+1\)

 

Now we fill in the blanks; the first blank is 0, since there is no "x" term. The second blank is 1.

 Nov 11, 2023

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