Finding Zeroes using Box Method

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In this lesson, the box method is introduced as a way to find the zeros of a trinomial function algebraically. The method involves setting up a box and factoring the trinomial into two linear factors. Using the diamond method, the box is completed, and the two possible zeros are determined by setting each factor equal to zero. The lesson also touches on alternative methods like the square method.

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Finding the zeros of a trinomial function using box method

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Questions answered by this video:
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