**Chapter 2. Polynomials**

**Exercise 2.1**

**Q1. ****The graphs of y = p(x) are given in Fig. 2.10 below, for some polynomials p(x). Find the number of zeroes of p(x), in each case.**

**Solution(i): **

Number of zeroes of *p*(*x*) = 0;

**Solution(ii): **

Number of zeroes of *p*(*x*) = 1;

**Solution (iii): **

Number of zeroes of *p*(*x*) = 3;

**Solution (iv): **

Number of zeroes of *p*(*x*) = 2;

**Solution (v): **

Number of zeroes of *p*(*x*) = 4;

**Solution (vi): **

Number of zeroes of *p*(*x*) = 3;