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posted by TUHITUHI on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:06pm.
if x-2 is a factor of polynomial x cube - 2ax square + ax - 1 what is the value of a ??
let f(x) = x^3 - 2ax^2 + ax - 1 if x-2 is a factor, then f(2) = 0 f(2) = 8 -8a + 2a - 1 = 0 -6a = -7 a = 7/6
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