# Writing a Polynomial Given Three Zeros

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In this lesson, we learn how to find a polynomial given three zeros. The first step is to write the zeros as a set of linear factors. Then, we need to multiply these factors using FOIL method to get the polynomial. By working backwards from the zeros, we can easily find the polynomial.

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Finding the polynomial when given three zeros

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• If the zeros of a polynomial are 2,-5 what are its factors?
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