can someone please explain synthetic division to me?
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algebra 2
can someone please explain synthetic division to me? It's just a specialized way to divide a polynomial by a linear factor using long division. I don't see the reason why anyone would want to learn this technique, because it's just long division. If you type "synthetic ... 
algebra
Use synthetic division to find P(3) for P(x)=x^46x^34x^26x2 Can someone please explain 
Algebra
Use synthetic division to find P(3) for P(x) = x^4  6x^3  4x^2  6x  2 I don't know how to solve this, can someone explain how please? 
Math 17 Synthetic Division
Using synthetic division, divide (x^6)(y^6) by xy. please show the process. THANK YOU! :) 
Algebra 2 help please :)
What is a cubic polynomial function in standard form with zeros 1, –2, and 2? Use synthetic division to find P(3) for P(x) = x^4 – 6x^3 – 4x^2 – 6x – 2. Divide 3x^3 + 3x^2 + 2x – 2 by x + 3 using long division. Divide using synthetic division. –3x3 + 11x2 – x... 
Long and synthetic division
please check my answers and help me with the last one please, I cant get it to come out right. Divide using long division or synthetic division. 2.(x^2 + 13x + 40)/ (x + 5) I got x + 8 5. 3m^3+7m^216m+16/ m+4 i got 3m^25m+4 7.(21x^3  7)/(3x  1)(this one I cant get the ... 
Algebra
Divide using long division or synthetic division. (21x^3  7)/(3x  1) Just wondering, how would you solve this problem using synthetic division? 
Algebra
Divide using long division or synthetic division. (21x^3  7)/(3x  1) Just wondering, how would you solve this problem using synthetic division? 
algebra
Can someone please explain these problems to me I have tried and cannot figure them out. 1)Use synthetic division to find p(3) for p(x)=x^42x^34x+4 2)Find all the zeroes of the equation x^46x^27x6=0 
Calculus
Let f(x)=(2x^3x^2+2x+1)/(x^2+1). What is the equation of the oblique asymptote of f(x)? Can someone show me how to do the long division one for this question. I have always used synthetic division but realized there are some questions that require to do long division. 
Algebra
Use synthetic division to find P(3) for P(X)= x^4  2x^3  4x + 4 So I know how to do synthetic division and all, but I'm still somehow not coming up with the correct answer! Below is my work so far. Please help me interpret it so that I can get the correct answer. Thank you... 
Algebra
Divide by synthetic division (x^415x^2 +38x60)/(x3) Can someone please help with this. 
Functions
If f(x)=2x^49x^3+6x5, then use synthetic division to find f(6) What is synthetic division? How do I solve this? 
Long/synthetic divison
Divide using long division or synthetic division. (21x^3  7)/(3x  1) This is what I have so far, but I am having a hard time with what to do next. 3x1/ 7(3x^31) 
Algebra
please help me with this question and check my answers. Solve the problem. A rectangle with width 2x + 5 inches has an area of 2x4 + 9x3  12x2  79x  60 square inches. Write a polynomial that represents its length. ( I don't know how to solve this problem) Use synthetic ... 
Pre Calc (For Reiny)
Thanks so much your method worked perfectly! My solution was: the remaining zeros were 5+2i, 3, and 4 I have one question that's bugging me though, why is it that synthetic division did not work for me? I thought that long division and synthetic division were both ... 
polynomial/synthetic or long division
If the polynomial x^3+6x^2+11x+6 expresses the volume, in cubic inches, of the box, and the width is (x+1)in., what are the dimensions of the box? I need to answer the question in long dvision or synthetic division, the thing is i have no idea how to do either of those. quick ... 
Pre Calc
I am familiar with this type of problem but can't seem to get the right answer. Use the given zero to find the remaining zeros of each function f(x)=x^49x^3+7x^291x348,zero 52i I normally would use synthetic division with the root 52i bringing it down to x^3. Then ... 
Algebra
(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. ... 
math
Divide the following by both long division and synthetic division a). x^3 + x^2  2x + 4 by x2 b). x^5 + 4x^4 + x^3  x^2 + 2x  7 
algebra
The equation f(x) = 3x^3 + 10x^2  16x  32 has a root at x = 4 a) Find the depressed equation using synthetic division and the root given. Factor out any constants that may appear. b) Factor the depressed equation (which is now a quadratic) using any method EXCEPT synthetic ... 
trig
The equation f(x) = 3x^3 + 10x^2  16x  32 has a root at x = 4 a) Find the depressed equation using synthetic division and the root given. Factor out any constants that may appear. b) Factor the depressed equation (which is now a quadratic) using any method EXCEPT synthetic ... 
Algebra HELP
h(x)= 3x^(5) + 2x^(4) + 15x^(3) + 10x^(2)  528x  352 for this equation how would I know to use the square root of 11 in synthetic division to be a factor? I used the p / q list but I did not get sqt root of 11 as a possible factor. could someone help please. 
Advanced Algebra
Divide using long division or synthetic division. (21x^3  7)/(3x  1) This is what I have so far, but I am having a hard time with what to do next. 3x1/ 7(3x^31) 
Math
Please help me factor this. x(x^34x^2+3x+18) (using synthetic division please.) Thank You. 
Algebra
Use synthetic division and the Remainder Theorem to find P(5) if P(x) = x^3  4x^2 + x  2. Please help....? 
Algebra
Divide using long division: 6x3 + 19x2 + x – 10 divided by 2x 1 Divide using synthetic division: 2x3 + 2x2 + 10 divided by x + 3 PLEASE HELP! 
Algebra
The book said to replace the x with a zero. Why are two zero's used in the division of this problem. (synthetic division) 21. 3)3 0 0 82 0 0 27 9 27 81 3 9 27 3 9 27 1 3 9 0 Remainder = 0 so that means x+3 is a factor of 3x6+82x3+27 
Algebra
Factor find the zeros x^59x^3 Find the quotient and remainder using long division (x^3x^22x+6)/(x2) Use sythetic division and remainder therem to evalulate P(c) Let P(x)= 6x^740x^6+16x^5200x^460x^369x^2+13x… *Calculate P(7) by (a) using synthetic division and (b) ... 
Math
Can someone explain this question to me? I don't understand it. Show how to find the quotient 18 divided by (6) by using A. The ideas of division as finding a missing factor. B. The procedures for integer division. Thanks. 
Math
Use synthetic division to find the zeroes of the function f(x) = x^3 + x^2 +4x+4 Need help on this we have a test when i go back to school please help this was an example given and i dont understand it. 
Algebra 2 (Please help Ms. Sue!)
Use synthetic division and the given factor to completely factor the polynomial. x^3x^224x36; (x6) How do I do this? 
precalculus
x^52x^4+x^27x+1  x+1 do synthetic division 
Algebra II
The question reads: Use synthetic division to find P(2) for P(x) = x^4  8x^3  8x^2  10x  2 I have no idea how to do this problem. Could someone give me a step by step explanation or link me to somewhere I can find out how? 
Algebra ll
Consider the function f(x) = x4 – 3x3 – 7x2 + 15x + 18. Use synthetic division to divide f(x) by x – 3. Use the answer to explain whether or not x – 3 is a factor of f(x).Factor f(x) completely. 
algebra 2
how do u do synthetic division with the problem: (x^57x^3+x+1)/ x+3 
Precalc
Hello, good afternoon. I need help with my precalc hw. we are learning about finding zeros I don't which method I should use for this problem: if i is a zero of x^3+3x^2+ix+(4+i) what do i do? synthetic divison? or long division? when i did long division i got a werid ... 
Algebra
synthetic division find f(2) f(x)=2x^4+4x^3+2x^2+3x+8 2 2 4 2 3 8 4 0 4 2 2 0 2 1 10 f(2)=10 check f(x)=2(2)^4+4(2)^3+2(2)^2+3(2)+8 f(x)=10 
Algebra
What is synthetic division? (rational expressions) 
akgebra 2
Use synthetic division to divide x^4+4x^3+6x^2+4x+1 by x+1 
math
Which set of integers is not closed under what operation? +  x Division I thought it was division but I don't understand , can you please explain this. Thanks 
Math
Explain, in words, the steps to finding all zeros of a polynomial. 1. Synthetic division 2. Simple diamond or dimond grouping 3. set your answer to zero Idk if thats all the steps 
Math
Use synthetic division to determine which pair of integers provide both a lower and an upper bound for the zeros of f(x)= x^52x^425x^3+50x^2+144x290 PLEASE SHOW WORK!!! 
Algebra
Use synthetic division to divide the polynomial 2x^3 – 12x – 5 by x + 4, and write the quotient polynomial and the remainder. [Be careful – notice that there is no x^2 term.] Please Show work. 
Precalculus(URGENT)
solve the problem 2xcubed17xsquared+31x+20 given that 5 is a zero of f(x)= 2xcubed17xsquared+31x+20 you can use lobng division or synthetic division 
Algebra
use synthetic division to find (2x^3 5x^2 +7x1) divided (x1) 
calculus
p(x)=5x^34x^2+2016 use synthetic division to show that x=2i is a zero of p(x) 
colllege algebra
use synthetic division to factor x^32x^29x+18 
Functions & Trig
evaluate each function at the given value: f(n)=n^6+31n^4+26n^3+20n^2+33n20 when n=6 I was thinking that I should do synthetic division, but I've tried it a few times and I can't get it to work out correctly. Please help! 
Functions & Trig
evaluate each function at the given value: f(n)=n^6+31n^4+26n^3+20n^2+33n20 when n=6 I was thinking that I should do synthetic division, but I've tried it a few times and I can't get it to work out correctly. Please help! 
PreCal(Please help)
Use synthetic division to show that x is a solution of the thirddegree polynomial equation, and use the result to factor the polynomial completely. List all the real zeros of the function. x^3  28x  48 = 0 Value of x = 4 Please help!!Thank you 
math
Use synthetic division to find the quotient and remainder. (r^22r+2), (r1) 
Math
Find the Synthetic Division: (10x^450x^3800)/(x6) 
Math
Find the Synthetic Division: (10x^450x^3800)/(x6) 
Algebra2
Use synthetic division to find p(3) for p(x)=x^42x^34x+4 Show steps 
Math
3x^39x^231x+5=0 How do I find the zeros, using synthetic division 
PRECALC
I am having touble understanding: how to factor the polynomial : 8x^4 6x^3 57x^2 6x65, into its linear factors, given that i is a zero. I tried to use synthetic division, but i keep getting a remainder... please help me understand how to solve it. 
Algebra II (check)
Use synthetic division to find (2x^3  5x^2 + 7x  1). _12 5 7 1 2 3 _____________ 2 3 41 2x^2  3x + 4(answer) 
Algebra
Use synthetic division to find the quotient and the remainder of: (x^37x^2+13x+3)/(x2) 
Math
Use synthetic division to divide. (4x3 + 26x2 + 10x  12) ÷ (x + 6) 
Algebra 2
When x²  3x + 2k is divided by x + 2, the remainder is 7. Find the value of k. Use synthetic division to do so. 
Factoring
2x^2+3x7 i cant find a zero to use synthetic division with this. They don't work. What am I doing wrong? Thanks! 
math
Use synthetic division and the Remainder Theorem to find the indicated function value. f(x) = x5  8x4  9x3  6; f(3) I keep coming up with the answer of 222, but that is not an option... I don't know what I'm doing wrong!!! PLEASE HELPI only have 20 mins left to submit ... 
Algebra 2
Use synthetic division to find P(3) for P(x) = x4 – 6x3 – 4x2 – 6x – 2 3 –137 299 –47 
math
Use synthetic division to evaluate the polynomial function for the given value of x. f(x)= 2x^5x^3+7x+1, x = 3 
math
use synthetic division (x^3+6x^26x+3)/ (x6) I got 1 0 6 33 so I put it in an equation Quotient: x 6 Remainder 33 Is this right? 
Math
x^44x^3+3x^2+8x16 Find the zeroes given one is x^2x4. I don't know what to do now. i tried synthetic division. pls help : D 
Precalculus
x^44x^3+3x^2+8x16 Find the zeroes given one is x^2x4. I don't know what to do now. i tried synthetic division. pls help : D 
Math
x^44x^3+3x^2+8x16 Find the zeroes given one is x^2x4. I don't know what to do now. i tried synthetic division. pls help : D 
math
find the zeroes of g(x)=(x^25x6)/(x^29) I know i suppose to use synthetic division, but the denominator has x^2 in it. Does this matter or do I just divide by 9 
algebra
for the function g(x)=5x^63x^3+x^2x, list the possible rational zeros of g(x) and then use synthetic division to factor g(x) completely. 
College Alg
Use synthetic division and the Remainder Theorem to evaluate P(c). P(x) = 5x5 + 10x3 + x + 1, c = −2 p(2)= 
Enriched science
What is the goal of synthetic biology? A. The goal of synthetic biology is to mimic living cells B. The goal of Synthetic biology is to generate new tissues to replace damage tissues C. The goal of synthetic biology is to engineer living cells to perform specific functions D. ... 
Math
Use synthetic division to find the quotient and remainder: (2x^57x^35x^2+1)/(x2) This is what I got: Quotient: 2x^4+4x^3+x^23x6 Remainder: 11 Do i just leave the quotient like this: 2x^4+4x^3+x^23x6? Do I need to factor it down more? please help and thank you 
College Algrebra
How would you use synthetic division to find the quotient and remainder for this problem: (X^3+3ix^24ix2)/(x+i) 
PreCalculus
Find a quadratic function f such that f(1)=3, f(2)=5/2, f(1)=1 I came out with 3 a+b+c=3, 4a+2b+c=5/2, ab+c=1. And I know that I should do synthetic division but I am stuck. 
pre cal
Use synthetic division to show that x is a solution of the thirddegree polynomial equation, and use the result to factor the polynomial completely. List all the real zeros of the function. x^3  28x  48 = 0 Value of x = 4 Please help!!Thank you 
Algebra
What do you do in synthetic division when there's a two digit number? For example, this is what I'm synthetically dividing 3 2 5 7 3 3 1 8 8 times three is 24, so what should I do? Thanks for your help Tatie 
Alg2.
4x^5 2x^3 +2x +4 by 2x+1 synthetic division Would it be like this: 2x+1=0 ; x=1/2 1/2 4 0 2 0 2 4  2 1 .5 0 1 ___________________ 4 2 1 .5 2 3 4x^4 2x^3 x^2 +.5x +2 R 3/2x+1 Is this correct? Can you check my answer multiplied by 2x+1 to see if it gives me the ... 
marketing business
please is anyone can help me to differentiate betwee them. i am really have a confuse with them.thanks a.analytic vs.manufacturing b.analytic vs.synthetic c.synthetic vs.fabricating process 
Long Division
I need examples on how to help my son do his homework. I'ts Long Division divide Multiply, Subtract then Pull down i have no idea how to do this can someone please help me??? examples on: 8divided by 96 and 6 divided by 84 
Algebra 2
Using synthetic division: x^3 + 4x^2  3x  12 / x^2  3 Write it out like a long division problem. x^3 goes into x^3 + 4x^2 3x 12x times. This is the first term of the answer. Multiply x by x^2 3 and write the product under the dividend. That would be x^3 3x. Subtract x^... 
Urgent math
Two polynomials P and D are given. Use either synthetic or long division to divide P(x) by D(x), and express P in the form P(x) = D(x) · Q(x) + R(x). P(x) = 4x3 + 5x + 9, D(x) = 2x + 1 P(x) =(2x + 1)*()+ 
Math Algebra
The natural numbers are closed under division. true or false? the integers are closed under division. true or false? please explain, my teacher did not explain it at all! 
Art
What is synthetic resin preferable to natural resin? A. synthetic resin will not yellow, crack, or dissolve in liduid. B. synthetic resin will not yellow, obscure, or damage in paint. C. synthetic resin will not destroy paint pigment, crack, or yellow the painting. D. ... 
Algebra 2
x^4+2x^3+2x1 hint: i is a zero I'm not sure how to approach this question. I tried using the synthetic division but that just seems to complicate it. Maybe I'm doing it wrong. Pls help :D 
Art
What is synthetic resin preferable to natural resin? A. synthetic resin will not yellow, crack, or dissolve in liduid. B. synthetic resin will not yellow, obscure, or damage in paint. C. synthetic resin will not destroy paint pigment, crack, or yellow the painting. D. ... 
ap algebra
Please help me with this problem. I don't know what to do. Use the graph or table to determine a solution of the equation. Use synthetic division to verify that this number is a solution of the equation. Then solve the polynomial equation. x3 + 6x2 + 11x + 6 = 0 
college algebra
for the function g(x)=5x^63x^3+x^2x, list the possible rational zeros of g(x) and then use synthetic division to factor g(x) completely. ***i'm confused, doesn't this problem need a constant?**** 
PreCalculus
Two polynomials P and D are given. Use either synthetic or long division to divide P(x) by D(x),and express the quotient P(x)/D(x) in the form P(x)D(x) = Q(x)+ R(x)D(x) . P(x) = 6x^4 − 3x^3 + 29x^2, D(x) = 3x^2 + 13 
Math
synthetic division and the factor theorm indicate that x3 is a factor of x^3x^2x15.... true or false? 
Precalc factoring
im stuck on factoring (x1)(2x^3+13x^2+8x35) do i use synthetic division? if so what zero? thnks. 
Factoring precalc
im stuck on factoring (x1)(2x^3+13x^2+8x35) do i use synthetic division? if so what zero? thnks. 
Algebra
Need some help with using synthetic division to find the function value of this problem: f(x)=2x^4+4x^3+2x^2+3x+8;find f(2) 
College Algebra
Find all the zeros of the polynomial function by using the Rational Zero Theorem, Descartes Rule of Signs and Synthetic Division. f(x)=x^33x^233x+35 
PreCalculus
f(x) = 7x^3 + 8x^2  3x + 8 Find f(7) using synthetic division, and list the numbers in the bottom row of the division. My answer: The numbers in the bottom row are 7, 58, 403, and 2829. The answer is 7x^2 + 58x + 403 + 2829/x  7. 
economics
Assume there are three markets: A: Wool; B: Synthetic Fiber; C: Business Travel. Assume we are in the years after the introduction of synthetic fibers. Using demand and supply analysis explain what happens in the SHORT RUN in all three markets and why? 
economics
Assume there are three markets: A: Wool; B: Synthetic Fiber; C: Business Travel. Assume we are in the years after the introduction of synthetic fibers. Using demand and supply analysis explain what happens in the SHORT RUN in all three markets and why? 
Troy
Can someone check my answers for the following problems. Simplify. Assume that no denominator equals 0. 1)(7x^2+3x9)(x^2+8x3) answer: 6x^25x6 2) 5x^3(7x)^2 answer: 245x^5 3) (2x3)^2 answer: 4x^29 4) Use synthetic division to find (2x^35x^2+7x1)/(x1) answer: 3 5)... 
Math
Use synthetic division and the remainder theorem to find the value 3x^35x26x+4 f(5) I got a remainder of 466 is this correct