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anonymous
 5 years ago
Determine if the first polynomial is a factor of the second polynomial:
X+1; X^3+X^24x4
anonymous
 5 years ago
Determine if the first polynomial is a factor of the second polynomial: X+1; X^3+X^24x4

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If (x+a) if a factor of f(x) , f(a) = 0

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you cant argue with that ;)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0more explanation please?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when two numbers are multiplied together to form a new number; you know that the factors of that new number will never have a remainder after division.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let f(x) = (xa)Q(x) + R Where Q(x) is the quotient, and R is the remainder (when divided by (x+a) ) let x = a f(a) = (a  a)(Q(x)) + R = R. If f(a) = 0, then it is a factor. QED, featheres.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When divided by (xa)*

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for example, is 8 an integer factor if 15? 15/8 = 1 plus a remainder of 7. so no. is 3 an inteeger factor of 15? 15/3 = 5 with a remainder of 0. 3 IS a factor.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can do it the long way by dividing (x+3) into the other; and see if the remainder is 0.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that some nice explanation ;) tnkx
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