Find the zero of the polynomial in the following case:- p(x) = cx + d, c ≠ 0, c, d are real numbers.

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#### Solution

*p*(*x*) = *cx* + *d*

*p*(*x*) = 0

*cx+ d* = 0

`x = -d/c`

Therefore, for **x = -d/c**, the value of the polynomial is 0 and hence, **x = -d/c** is a zero of the given polynomial.

Concept: Zeroes of a Polynomial

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