Find the quotient and remainder of f(x)=x^3-4x^2+5x+5 divided by p(x)=x-1.

My answer is x^2-2x+3;-5 thanks for checking my answer.

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- Jun 25th 2006, 02:44 AMkwtolleyalgebra and trigonometry with analytic geometry problem
Find the quotient and remainder of f(x)=x^3-4x^2+5x+5 divided by p(x)=x-1.

My answer is x^2-2x+3;-5 thanks for checking my answer. - Jun 25th 2006, 02:49 AMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**kwtolley**

$\displaystyle

(x-1)(x^2-2x+3)-5= x^3 - 3·x^2 + 5·x - 8

$

this can't be right.

RonL - Jun 25th 2006, 03:10 AMkwtolleyanswer
so after working it out I'm closer to x^2-3x+2; 7 for an answer. is that right. thanks for helping

- Jun 28th 2006, 12:02 PMearbothQuote:

Originally Posted by**kwtolley**

you've got it. Congratulations!

Greetings

EB