we the polynomial x^4+kx^2-kx+2 by x+2 the remainder is 36. What"s the value of k?
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Originally Posted by gumi we the polynomial x^4+kx^2-kx+2 by x+2 the remainder is 36. What"s the value of k? Synthetically divide and you will get a remainder in terms of k and then you will need to solve
so K= 3 Is this right?
Originally Posted by gumi so K= 3 Is this right? I got k=6....to verify rewrite it assuming k=3 to get and divide by x+2 Just to check two common mistakes you did use -2 as your divisor and you did remember to have 5 spaces not four since there is a 0 space for the cubic term?
Hello, gumi! We divide the polynomial by and the remainder is 36. What is the value of ? Are you familiar with the Remainder Theorem? Given a polynomial , the remainder when dividing by is . The remainder when is divided by is: . . Hence: .
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