Posted by Jeremiah on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 10:05pm.
(4x^39x+8x^218)/(x+2)use synthetic division to divide. I set it up like this (pretend the parentheses are the synthetic division box).
(2)
4 8 27
4 0 27.
For remainders, according to my book, we're supposed to divide the remainder by the divisor. So it would be 27/2. Yet my book says there is no remainder. It says the answer is 4x^29. How did it get this?

Algebra  Reiny, Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 10:10pm
Well Jeremiah, it's as simple as your forgetting the 9x term
try
(2)
4 8 9 18
I get 4 0 9 0