Algebra
posted by Shelly on .
Use synthetic division to divide the polynomial 2x^3 – 12x – 5 by x + 4, and write the quotient polynomial and the remainder. [Be careful – notice that there is no x^2 term.] Please Show work.

4 │ 2 0 12 5
.......8 32 80
2 8 20 85
so (2x^3 – 12x – 5) ÷ (x + 4)
= 2x^2  8x + 20  85/(x+4)