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Annetta_Martin

  • 3 years ago

When using synthetic division on (4x3 - 2x2 + 5x + 7) divided by (x + 2), which is the top line representing the dividend? 4 3 -2 5 7 4 2 5 7 4 -2 5 7 4 3 2 2 5 7

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  1. Annetta_Martin
    • 3 years ago
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    I think it's B

  2. Peter14
    • 3 years ago
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    it looks like it's just the coefficients of 4x3 - 2x2 + 5x + 7 careful with the sign...

  3. Annetta_Martin
    • 3 years ago
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    Ok, checking...

  4. Annetta_Martin
    • 3 years ago
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    It's D then

  5. Peter14
    • 3 years ago
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    it's C. where did you get D?

  6. Peter14
    • 3 years ago
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    @Annetta_Martin how did you get D?

  7. Annetta_Martin
    • 3 years ago
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    I wrote my equation wrong :(

  8. Peter14
    • 3 years ago
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    oh, I see.

  9. Annetta_Martin
    • 3 years ago
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    Another question regarding synthetic division...

  10. Annetta_Martin
    • 3 years ago
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    When using synthetic division on (3x4 - 2x2 + 6x + 8) divided by (x - 3), which is the top line representing the dividend?

  11. Annetta_Martin
    • 3 years ago
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    I got 3 0 -2 6 8, am I correct?

  12. Peter14
    • 3 years ago
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    the dividend is what you start with, the divisor is what you divide it by, and the quotient is the answer, right?

  13. Peter14
    • 3 years ago
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    yes, you are right.

  14. Annetta_Martin
    • 3 years ago
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    Thank you!

  15. Peter14
    • 3 years ago
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    I sent you my question in pm

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