Unit 2, Pretest on Polynomials and Rational Functions
Blackline Masters, Advanced Math-PreCalculus
Page 42
Louisiana Comprehensive Curriculum, Revised 2008
4. Given
P
(
x
) =
x
3
– 4
x
2
+ x + 6
a) Find
P
(-2) using synthetic division.
_______________
b)
x
- 2 is a factor of
x
3
– 4
x
2
+
x
+ 6. Use this fact to find all of the roots of

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