The root is 2 NOT -2...
Solve the following equation using synthetic division, given the indicated root.
Synthetic Division using the given root:
Solution:
I know my solution is wrong because multiplying back in does not result in the original answer.
What am I doing wrong?
I think that I'm performing an error in the begining with the synthetic division but I can't tell what I'm doing wrong.
You are wrong here: if x= 2 is a root then x- 2 is a factor, not x+ 2.
Solution:
I know my solution is wrong because multiplying back in does not result in the original answer.
What am I doing wrong?
I think that I'm performing an error in the begining with the synthetic division but I can't tell what I'm doing wrong.