when ax^ - 4x + 4 is divided by x - 2, the remainder is 4, what is the quotient?

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- Sep 9th 2012, 01:47 AMrcsquotient of polynomial
when ax^ - 4x + 4 is divided by x - 2, the remainder is 4, what is the quotient?

- Sep 9th 2012, 02:23 AMkalyanramRe: quotient of polynomial
The exponent of x in the first term is missing but here is the general procedure.

We have , where is a polynomial of degree

2 is a root of - Sep 9th 2012, 04:15 AMrcsRe: quotient of polynomial
when ax^2 - 4x + 4 is divided by x - 2, the remainder is 4, what is the quotient? sorry this should have been the correct one...

- Sep 9th 2012, 06:01 AMskeeterRe: quotient of polynomial
- Sep 9th 2012, 06:03 AMrcsRe: quotient of polynomial
it is impossible because the numerical coefficient in first term is variable a

- Sep 9th 2012, 06:20 AMskeeterRe: quotient of polynomial