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blahblah_who_caresBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The answer is 9, but I dont understand how to get it.
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@blahblah_who_cares Have you studied synthetic division or the Remainder Theorem?
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blahblah_who_caresBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No. Just synthetic. And I might have learned Remainder but I dont recall anything like it. .
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dumbcowBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
for (x+2) evaluate f(2) to get remainder
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We can do either here. I will post the Remainder Theorem so that you can tell me if you've ever seen it. Regardless, we will do the problem but will use the method you have studied. Tell me which method after you look at this remainder theorem. Remainder Theorem If a polynomial P( x) is divided by ( x – r), then the remainder of this division is the same as evaluating P( r), and evaluating P( r) for some polynomial P( x) is the same as finding the remainder of P( x) divided by ( x – r).
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blahblah_who_caresBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yah. Ive never learned Remainder Theorem. @Directrix
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We'll do synthetic division.
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
P(x)=x^3+17 is divided by (x+2) P(x) = x^3 + 0x^2 + 0x + 17 divided by (x + 2) dw:1360114222669:dw
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Does that look familiar?
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blahblah_who_caresBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok. So i think my big question here is how to get the 2.
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1360114478786:dw
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Consider this example: Example 1 Find P(–3) if P( x) = 7 x5 – 4 x3 + 2 x –11. There are two methods of finding P(–3). • Method 1: Directly replace –3 for x. • Method 2: Find the remainder of P( x) divided by [ x – (–3)].
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blahblah_who_caresBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No. I mean how did you get 2 from (x+2).
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If the divisor is (x +2), for synthetic division, it is written as (x  (2)) which results in a divisor of (2).
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blahblah_who_caresBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh.. Ok. thanks.
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