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#1 2022-12-01 20:11:16

tony123
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Registered: 2007-08-03
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interval

if the two roots of the equation

are elements of the interval
find the interval of

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#2 2022-12-01 20:48:19

Bob
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Re: interval

hi tony123

It's worth trialling different k values using the grapher here:
https://www.mathsisfun.com/data/function-grapher.php

You'll find that x = 1/4 is always the vertical line of symmetry, so one limit will be found by finding the equation when the graph goes through (1,0)

And as k becomes more positive the curve shifts up and eventually fails to cross the x axis at all. That should give you the other limit.

Bob


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