The polynomial f(x) divided x-3 results in a quotient of x^2+3x-5 with a remainder of 2. Find f(3). I came out with -5, but not sure if I'm right. thanks again for looking it over.

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- Jun 25th 2006, 07:38 AMkwtolleyPolynomial f(x) hope I can post this here
The polynomial f(x) divided x-3 results in a quotient of x^2+3x-5 with a remainder of 2. Find f(3). I came out with -5, but not sure if I'm right. thanks again for looking it over.

- Jun 25th 2006, 10:31 AMJameson
Here's how I would do it.

$\displaystyle \frac{f(x)}{x-3}=x^2+3x-5+\frac{2}{x-3}$

Solve for f(x) and input your value. I have to run so I can't confirm your answer yet. - Jun 25th 2006, 11:11 AMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**kwtolley**

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