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    Remainder Theorem to Solve a Polynomial

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    1) Determine the value of k so that when P(x) = x(cubed) + kx(squared) - 2x(squared) + 1. Is divided by x + 2, the remainder is 5

    2) Using long division, determine the remainder when P(x) is divided by x-3

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    1) Determine the value of k so that when P(x) = x(cubed) + kx(squared) - 2x(squared) + 1 is divided by x + 2, the remainder is 5.

    2) Using long division, determine the remainder when P(x) is divided by x-3

    The polynomial will not be, in general, in the form you ...

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    This solution shows step-by-step calculations to solve the equation with the remainder theorem.

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