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Posted by **lizzie** on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 7:43am.

One factor of x3 + 5x2 + 2x - 8 is (x + 4). Find the remaining factors.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 8:00amperform either synthetic division or long algebraic division of

(x^3 + 5x^2 + 2x - 8) by (x+4) to get

(x^3 + 5x^2 + 2x - 8) = (x+4)(x^2 + x - 2)

I will leave it up to your to further factor the quadratic, it comes apart very easily.

- Algebra -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 8:02amperform either synthetic division or long algebraic division of

(x^3 + 5x^2 + 2x - 8) by (x+4) to get

(x^3 + 5x^2 + 2x - 8) = (x+4)(x^2 + x - 2)

I will leave it up to your to further factor the quadratic, it comes apart very easily.

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