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if 2x^3-5x^2+x+2=(x-2)(ax^2-bx-1)then a and b are respectively:

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asked by kabhir
  1. Use synthetic(long-hand) division:

    (2x^3-5x^2+x+2)/(x-2) = 2x^2-x-1

    a = 2, and b = -1.

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    posted by Henry

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