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What is the remainder of (3x^2 - 18x + 4)/(x^2 + 4)

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asi34 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 22, 2013 at 6:46 AM via web

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What is the remainder of (3x^2 - 18x + 4)/(x^2 + 4)

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 22, 2013 at 6:49 AM (Answer #1)

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The remainder of `(3x^2 - 18x + 4)/(x^2 + 4)` has to be determined.

x^2 + 4 | 3x^2 - 18x + 4 | 3

...............3x^2 + 12

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........................-18x - 8

The remainder when 3x^2 - 18x + 4 is divided by x^2 + 4 is -18x - 8

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