college math
posted by Jen on .
Please help me solve this
Find the value of k so that the polynomial
Q(x)= x^3  k^2x^2 + k(5x9) 12
has a remainder of 1 when divided by x + 2

If you studied the remainder theorem then you know that
Q(2) = 1
8  4k^2 + k(19)  12 = 1
arrange as a standard quadratic and solve for k