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shreya_ajoshi

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Polynomials
« on: January 02, 2017, 07:05:07 pm »
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The question asks: What would the remainder be if x^2 is divided by x+3.
Would it just be (-3)^2 = 9

The answers say the answer is -27 which confused me a little

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Re: Polynomials
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2017, 07:08:04 pm »
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The question asks: What would the remainder be if x^2 is divided by x+3.
Would it just be (-3)^2 = 9

The answers say the answer is -27 which confused me a little
It's 9. The question was likely typo'd and meant x^3, not x^2
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Re: Polynomials
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2017, 07:12:26 pm »
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It's 9. The question was likely typo'd and meant x^3, not x^2
Okay, thank you very much :)