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Verify whether the following are zeroes of the polynomial, indicated against it. (vii) p(x) = 2x + 1, x = 1 / 2

3.(viii)  Verify whether the following are zeroes of the polynomial, indicated against it.

(viii)    $p(x) = 2x +1,\ x = \frac{1}{2}$

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Given polynomial is   $p(x) = 2x+1$

Now, at  $x = \frac{1}{2}$   it's value is

$p\left ( \frac{1}{2} \right )= 2 \times \left ( \frac{1}{2} \right )+1 = 1+1=2 \neq 0$

Therefore,   $x = \frac{1}{2}$  is not a zeros of  polynomial  $p(x) = 2x+1$

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