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scrnGC2: Calc Input
scrnGC3: f(x) Plot Input
scrnGC4: g(x) Plot Input
The inputs above will be hidden when the program finally gets launched. Currently, I am not hiding them even when you close the calculator. The purpose of the inputs is to help in debugging. This allows you to enter simple code on the calculator screen but the program translates the input to javascript math. Give it a try and see if you notice any obvious problems or have suggestions for improvements.
Descartes' Rule of Signs
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Pos Neg Im

Answer the following questions in the appropriate column of the table below.
What is the maximum number of positive roots of f(x)?
Check your answer here.
What is the maximum number of negative roots of f(x)?
What is the minimum number of imaginary roots of f(x)?

Answer correctly & all the other possible combinations of positive, negative & imaginary roots will be revealed.
Practice producing the entire table so that you will be able to fully understand Descartes' Rule of Signs.

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