I was given the problem to divide

[x^5 - (1/3)x^4 +2x - 3] by (2x-3)

using synthetic division.

im stuck because (2x-3) needs to be in the form of (x-c)

any help is greatly appreciated

thanks, Jeremiah

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- Jan 11th 2009, 05:15 PMfishkiller121synthetic division
I was given the problem to divide

[x^5 - (1/3)x^4 +2x - 3] by (2x-3)

using synthetic division.

im stuck because (2x-3) needs to be in the form of (x-c)

any help is greatly appreciated

thanks, Jeremiah - Jan 11th 2009, 05:21 PMvincisonfire
- Jan 11th 2009, 05:46 PMfishkiller121
what would happen to the 2 out in front?

when i do the synthetic division i come up with

x^4 - (11/6)x^3 + (11/4)x^2 - (33/8)x +(131/16) remainder (-489/32)

could this be a valid answer? or am i doing something wrong? - Jan 11th 2009, 06:12 PMvincisonfire

Remainder