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Unformatted text preview: x x Use Synthetic division to show whether or not x – 2 is a factor of f (x) 6 4 ) ( 2 3+ + = x x x x f The Remainder Theorem – a quick shortcut s If a polynomial P(x) of degree is divided by ( x – a ), where a is a constant, then the remainder is P(a) s We can use the remainder theorem and synthetic division to make substituting in values easier! 1 ≥ n Find P(2) if 2 5 ) ( 3 4 += x x x x P Homework s P318 (6 – 10 even) (1824 even) 26, 28, 34...
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 Fall '09
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 Algebra, Polynomials, Division, Remainder, Polynomial long division, long division, Polynomial Division & Synthetic Division

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