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DeadShot

  • 3 years ago

What is the remainder when f(x) = x^3 - 14x^2 + 51x - 22 is divided by x - 7?

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  1. Yahoo!
    • 3 years ago
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    According to RT. if x-a is a factor then x - a = 0 x = 0 here x - 7 = 0 x = 7 nw just find f(7)

  2. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    so the remainder is -8, right?

  3. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    How can the remainder be a negative number?

  4. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    i replaced x with 7, and the result was -8

  5. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    it's not?

  6. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    It is...

  7. Outkast3r09
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1361015604329:dw|

  8. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    Well, OK it's -8. But that is pretty trivial

  9. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    ok, i think i get it now, thanks!

  10. Outkast3r09
    • 3 years ago
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    \[f581\]

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