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use synthetic division and the remainder theorem to find p(a), p(X)=x^4-9x^3+5x^2-7x+10;a=-4

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a) - 4

b) - 438

c) 950

d) 50

asked Nov 27, 2013 in ALGEBRA 2 by dkinz Apprentice

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Given P(x) = x^4-9x^3+5x^2-7x+10

I'm supposed to be doing synthetic division using "-4" as the divisor.

From the remainder therom p(x) = (x-a)q(x)+r(x)

P(-4) = 950

Option "c" is correct answer.

answered Jan 8, 2014 by david Expert

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