Annetta_Martin
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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Annetta_Martin
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I think it's B
Peter14
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it looks like it's just the coefficients of 4x3 - 2x2 + 5x + 7
careful with the sign...
Annetta_Martin
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Ok, checking...
Annetta_Martin
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It's D then
Peter14
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it's C. where did you get D?
Peter14
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@Annetta_Martin how did you get D?
Annetta_Martin
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I wrote my equation wrong :(
Peter14
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oh, I see.
Annetta_Martin
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Another question regarding synthetic division...
Annetta_Martin
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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?
Annetta_Martin
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I got 3 0 -2 6 8, am I correct?
Peter14
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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?
Peter14
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yes, you are right.
Annetta_Martin
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Thank you!
Peter14
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I sent you my question in pm