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Solve each of the following using a number line strategy. Express your answers using set notation.

`(x+2)(x-3)(x+1) \geq 0`

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1.58mins

Q1a

Solve each of the following using a number line strategy. Express your answers using set notation.

`-2(x-2)(x-4)(x+3) < 0`

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Q1b

Solve each of the following using a number line strategy. Express your answers using set notation.

`(x-3)(5x+2)(4x-3) < 0`

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Q1c

Solve each of the following using a number line strategy. Express your answers using set notation.

`(x-5)(5x+2)(4x-3) < 0`

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Q1d

For each graph shown, determine where `f(x) \leq 0`

Express your answers using interval notation.

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Q2a

For each graph shown, determine where `f(x) \leq 0`

Express your answers using interval notation.

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Q2b

For each graph shown, determine where `f(x) \leq 0`

Express your answers using interval notation.

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Q2c

For each graph shown, determine where `f(x) \leq 0`

Express your answers using interval notation.

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Q2d

If `f(x)=2x^3-x^2+3x+10`

and `g(x)=x^3+3x^2+2x+4`

, determine when `f(x) > g(x)`

using a factor table strategy.

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Q3

Solve the inequality `x^3-7x^2+4x+12 > x^2-4x-9`

using a graphing calculator.

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Q4

For each of the following polynomial functions, state the intervals where `f(x) > 0`

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Q5a

For each of the following polynomial functions, state the intervals where `f(x) > 0`

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Q5b

For each of the following polynomial functions, state the intervals where `f(x) > 0`

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Q5c

For each of the following polynomial functions, state the intervals where `f(x) > 0`

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Q5d

Solve the following inequalities.

`(x-1)(x+1) > 0`

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Q6a

Solve the following inequalities.

`(x+3)(x-4) < 0`

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Q6b

Solve the following inequalities.

`(2x+1)(x-5) \geq 0`

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Q6c

Solve the following inequalities.

`-2x(x+7)(x-2) < 0`

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Q6d

Solve the following inequalities.

`(x-3)(x+1) + (x-3)(x+2) \geq 0`

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Q6e

Solve the following inequalities.

`2x(x+4) - 3(x+4) \leq 0`

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Q6f

Solve the following inequalities algebraically. Confirm your answer with a graph.

`x^2-6x+9 \geq 16`

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Q7a

Solve the following inequalities algebraically. Confirm your answer with a graph.

`x^4-8x < 0`

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Q7b

Solve the following inequalities algebraically. Confirm your answer with a graph.

`x^3+4x^2+x \leq 6`

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Q7c

Solve the following inequalities algebraically. Confirm your answer with a graph.

`x^4-5x^2+4 > 0`

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Q7d

Solve the following inequalities algebraically. Confirm your answer with a graph.

`3x^3-3x^2-2x \leq 2x^3-x^2+x`

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Q7e

Solve the following inequalities algebraically. Confirm your answer with a graph.

`x^3-x^2-3x+3 > -x^3+2x+5`

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Q7f

For the following pair of functions, determine when `f(x) < g(x)`

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Q8

Consider `x^3+11x^2+18x+10 > 10`

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What is the equation of the corresponding function that could be graphed and used to solve this inequality?

Explain how the graph of the corresponding function can be used in this case to solve the inequality.

Solve this inequality algebraically.

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Q9

Determine an expression for `f(x)`

in which `f(x)`

is a quartic function, `f(x) > 0`

when `-2 < x < 1`

, `f(x) \leq 0`

when `x < -2`

or `x > 1`

, `f(x)`

has a double root when `x = 3`

, and `f(-1) = 96`

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Q10

The viscosity, `v`

, of oil used in cars is related to its temperature, `t`

, by the formula `v = -t^3-6t^2+12t+50`

, where each unit of `t`

is equivalent to 50`^{\circ}`

C.

Graph the function.

Determine the temperature range for which `v>0`

to two decimal places.

Determine the temperature ranges for which `15 < v < 20`

to two decimals places.

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Q11

An open-topped box can be made from a sheet of aluminium measuring 50 cm by 30 cm by cutting congruent squares from the four corners and folding up the sides.
Write a polynomial function to represent the volume of such a box.
Determine the range of side lengths that are possible for each square that is cut out and removed that result in a volume greater than 4000 cm`^{3}`

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Q13

Without a calculator, explain why the inequality `2x^{24}+x^4+15x^2+80 < 0`

has no solution.

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Q14a

Without a calculator, explain why `-4x^{12}-7x^6+9x^2+20 < 30 + 11x^2`

has a solution of `-\infty < x < \infty`

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Q14b

Which one of the steps has an error?

Solve: `(x+1)(x-2) > (x+1)(-x+6)`

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(Step 1) Divide both sides by `x+1`

and get `x-2 > -x+6`

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(Step 2) Add `x`

to both sides: `2x-2 > 6`

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(Step 3) Add 2 to both sides: `2x > 8`

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(Step 4) Divide both sides by 2: `x > 4`

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Q15

Use what you know about the factoring method to solve the following inequalities.

```
\displaystyle
\frac{x^2+x-12}{x^2+5x+6} < 0
```

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Q17a

Use what you know about the factoring method to solve the following inequalities.

```
\displaystyle
\frac{x^2-25}{x^3+6x^2+5x} > 0
```

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Q17b

Solve the inequality `(x+1)(x-2)(2^x) \geq 0`

algebraically.

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Q18

Lectures
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*ex* x^2 - 3x + 2\leq 0.

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Quadratic Inequality ex1

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Quadratic Inequality ex2

*ex* Solve for x.

```
(x - 1)^2(x + 2)^3(x+ 5) \leq 0
```

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Polynomial Inequality ex1

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Polynomial Inequality ex2