hi, the question i've got is,

find the remainder when the polynomial P(x) is divided by the linear expression f(x):

i came up with remainder 2 but the book says its 1. can someone explain this to me?

thankyou

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- Sep 18th 2009, 07:00 AMmarkremainder
hi, the question i've got is,

find the remainder when the polynomial P(x) is divided by the linear expression f(x):

i came up with remainder 2 but the book says its 1. can someone explain this to me?

thankyou - Sep 18th 2009, 07:10 AMPlato
- Sep 18th 2009, 07:20 AMstapel
- Sep 18th 2009, 07:32 AMmark
ah, i've actually realised its got to be 1, i wasn't using the proper steps when figuring it out. sorry about that people.