How many roots does x6 –12x4 + 32x2 = 0 have?(A) 1(B) 3(C) 4(D) 5(E) 2Solution:x^6 –12(x^4) + 32(x^2) = x^2 (x^4 – 12x^2 + 32) = x^2 (x^2 – 4)(x^2 – 8)The roots are 0, ±2, and ±2√2: a total of 5.Please remember that ‘0’ is also a root.The correct answer is D … [Read more...] about Equations – roots and powers