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Is the term (x + 2) a factor of the polynomial shown below?



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iheartfood
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dw:1352351411035:dw
A. Yes, the remainder is 0.
B. No, the remainder is 0.
C. No, the remainder is 48.
D. Yes, the remainder is 48.

iheartfood
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am i supposed to divide the polynomial by x+2?

matricked
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put x=2 in the f(x)

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do i do that? or divide??

matricked
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no need to divide
thusf(2) =16 40+4040 +24=0
since remainder is 0 then x+2 is a factor off(x)

matricked
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actuaally f(2) gives the remainder when f(x) is divided by x+2

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dw:1352351632444:dw

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so this is my answer??
A. Yes, the remainder is 0.
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@matricked is that my answer??

matricked
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yup

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great! thanks :)

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great! thanks :)

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welcome