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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
    • 3 years ago
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    The remainder theorem is If P(x) is divided by x-k, then the remainder r is r = P(k)

  2. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    In this case, P(x) = -3x^3-3x^2+2x-4 and k = 1/3

  3. KE8717504
    • 3 years ago
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    ok so how would i work this. I've worked it once and it was wrong.

  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

  5. KE8717504
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    ok one second let me work it

  6. jim_thompson5910
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    ok

  7. KE8717504
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    i got -34/9

  8. KE8717504
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    would that be the end result?

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

  10. KE8717504
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    so that is the answer?

  11. jim_thompson5910
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    yes

  12. KE8717504
    • 3 years ago
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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?

  13. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    yes, -34/9 is the correct answer

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

  15. KE8717504
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    ?

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

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

  18. jim_thompson5910
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    sure

  19. KE8717504
    • 3 years ago
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    I posted it . :)

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