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Using Synthetic Division to Evaluate Polynomials  Problem 4
Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong
MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area
Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts
Synthetic division is a process that can be used for a variety of challenges, including 1.) as an alternative to long division if the divisor is a binomial, 2.) to determine if a binomial is a factor of a polynomial, 3.) as a guess and check starting place to factor a polynomial completely, 4.) to find the remainder when a polynomial is divided by a binomial, and 5.) as a way of evaluating a polynomial for a given x value.
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Alissa Fong
M.A. in Secondary Mathematics, Stanford University
B.S., Stanford University
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Using Synthetic Division to Evaluate Polynomials
Problem 1 4,068 viewsGiven P(x) = x² − 3x + 4
Find P(2). 
Using Synthetic Division to Evaluate Polynomials
Problem 2 3,677 viewsGiven P(x) = x³ + 6x² + 3x
Find P(2). 
Using Synthetic Division to Evaluate Polynomials
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Using Synthetic Division to Evaluate Polynomials
Problem 4 762 views
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