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(-3x^3-3x^2+2x-4) / (x-1/3). Determine the remainder for the following using the remainder theorm. The remainder is different from 0 and is equal to??

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  1. jim_thompson5910
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    The remainder theorem is If P(x) is divided by x-k, then the remainder r is r = P(k)

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    In this case, P(x) = -3x^3-3x^2+2x-4 and k = 1/3

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    ok so how would i work this. I've worked it once and it was wrong.

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  4. jim_thompson5910
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    P(x) = -3x^3-3x^2+2x-4 P(1/3) = -3(1/3)^3-3(1/3)^2+2(1/3)-4 Keep going

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    ok one second let me work it

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  6. jim_thompson5910
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    ok

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  7. KE8717504
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    i got -34/9

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  8. KE8717504
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    would that be the end result?

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  9. jim_thompson5910
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    -34/9 is the remainder, so you are correct

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    so that is the answer?

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  11. jim_thompson5910
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    yes

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  12. KE8717504
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    i want to ask another one u going to be here a second? did u check my work on that one?

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  13. jim_thompson5910
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    yes, -34/9 is the correct answer

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  14. KE8717504
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    It says to type it in as a simplifed fraction so would that be simplifed

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  15. KE8717504
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    ?

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  16. jim_thompson5910
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    yes it's fully simplified, it's the final answer

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  17. KE8717504
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    i'm going to post another one will u help me on it?

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  18. jim_thompson5910
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    sure

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    I posted it . :)

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