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**wleow** That seems not worth the effort, maybe i just do it with a calculator and hope she gives me some credit.

My normal method(At least i think its the normal method, i only remember because i did it that way on a similar problem on an old test i dug up, my notes aren't exactly in great condition with it being summer.)

One of the problems from the test was 3x^3 + 7x^2 +5x +6

I took the factors of 6 and put them over the factors of 3. So i had a pool of factors +-6, +-2, +-1, +-1/3, etc. I pretty much guessed and checked from there. If one of those factors worked, i could use synthetic division to get the rest. -2 worked as a factor and it was pretty easy after that.

It didn't seem to work for the other problems. I could be missing something, because i really don't remember much of this and im copying what i did on a test and trying to apply it in these two problems.