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The remainder theorem 2016-03-27
From Pratyasha:
A quadratic polynomial when divide by x+2 leaves a remainder of 1 and when divided by x-1 leaves a remainder of 4. What will be the remainder if it is divided by (x+2)(x-1)?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Polynomial division 2016-03-25
From Ashley:
(4x-4+6x^3-x^2)/(3x-2)

The instructions say to "perform the division".

Answered by Penny Nom.
Two polynomials are divisible by x - 2 2012-12-26
From Tehmas:
Determine the values of m and n so that the polynomials 2x^3+mx^2+nx-3 and x^3-3mx^2+2nx+4 are both divisible by x-2.
Answered by Penny Nom.
3x^3-3x-3 and 3x+6 2009-11-04
From spencer:
My question is 3x^3-3x-3 devided by 3x+6
Answered by Penny Nom.
Explaining the factoring for the difference of cubes 2008-01-16
From Bill:
A student asked me where did the "difference of cubes" and "sum of cubes" come from. I did not have an answer for her. She is very bright and understands how they work but wanted to know where they derived from. Any help you can offer would be great. Thanks
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
16x^2+4xy^2+8x divided by 4xy 2007-09-02
From Ricardo:
how can i solve that problem of polynomial division?

16x^2+4xy^2+8x divided by 4xy

Answered by Penny Nom.
A fifth degree polynomial 2006-03-13
From Forrest:
When f(x) = x5 - 3x4 - 6x3 + 3ax2 - 24 is divided by x2 - 2 the remainder is bx.
Find the values of a and b.
Hence solve the equation f(x) = -8x

Answered by Penny Nom.
f(x) is a polynomial of degree 3. 2006-03-13
From Meadow:
f(x) is a polynomial of degree 3. It leaves a remainder of 10 and 4 when divided by x + 1 and x - 2 respectively. Given also that f(1) = f(-2) = 0, find the remainder when f(x) is divided by x - 3.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Polynomial division 2004-01-13
From Efrat:

How do we divide the following polynomials?

(x3 + x2 - x + 2) / (x + 2)


Answered by Penny Nom.
 
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