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- Sep 19th 2009, 01:12 AM #1

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hi i've got a question i'd like some help with:

given that P(x), where and k is a constant, is such that the remainder on dividing P(x) by is three times the remainder on dividing P(x) by (x + 1), find the value of k

could someone show me the steps to do this please? thankyou

- Sep 19th 2009, 01:15 AM #2

- Sep 19th 2009, 01:32 AM #3

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well i first did P(1) and came up with k = -7 but i'm not sure what to do after that? i tried putting 3p(-1) and seeing what that came up with but didn't seem to make much sense, can someone show me how its done in steps please because i'm lost

- Sep 19th 2009, 02:26 AM #4

- Sep 19th 2009, 02:39 AM #5

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