P(x) is a polynomial. When P(x) is divided by (5x-2), the remainder is R . If P(x) is divided by (2-5x), then the remainder is A. R B. − R C. (2/5) R D. 2/5 E. −2/5

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jeew-m eNotes educator| Certified Educator

When p(x) is divided by `(5x-2)` the remainder is  R.

Using remainder theorem `5x-2 = 0rarrx=2/5`

By the definition of remainder theorem;

`R=p(2/5)`

When p(x) divided by `2-5x` then;

`2-5x =0`

`x=2/5`

So still the remainder is R.

Correct answer is A)