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Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:26pm.

1.) it intersects the x-axis at two distinct points.

2.) it lies entirely below the x-axis

3.) it lies entirely above the x-axis

4.) it is tangent to the x-axis

i think the answer is choice 1 but i'm not quite sure. can you please help me?

- 11th grade Algebra II -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:31pmno

for 1.) the roots would have to be real, but different

The graph will intersect at the roots

since the roots are equal, the graph will have two equal intersection points, or in other words, it will just touch the x-axis.

so it must be tangent to the x-axis, thus 4)

- 11th grade Algebra II -
**Anonymous**, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:34pmThank you once again!!! :)

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