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Problem 713

Find  (x3 – 5x2 -2) ÷ (x-1) using synthetic division.

 

Solution:-

 

x – 1 │  1  -5  0  -2

│  0 1 -4 -4

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1  -4 -4 -6

 

x2 – 4x -4 +\frac{-6}{(x-1)}

 

Problem 700

Find (x3-6x2+10)÷ (x-3) using synthetic division.

 

Solution:-

 

x-3 | 1  -6  0   10

| 0   3  -9   -27

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1  -3   -9   -17
x^{3}-6x^{2}+10 = x^{2} -3x -9 + \frac{-17}{x-3}