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    Question algebra 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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwtolley
    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.
    As:

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(x-1)(x^2-2x+3)-5= x^3 - 3x^2 + 5x - 8<br />

    this can't be right.

    RonL
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    so after working it out I'm closer to x^2-3x+2; 7 for an answer. is that right. thanks for helping
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwtolley
    so after working it out I'm closer to x^2-3x+2; 7 for an answer. is that right. thanks for helping
    Hello,

    you've got it. Congratulations!

    Greetings

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