Remainder Theorem

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The Remainder Theorem states that when we divide a polynomial f(x) by by x-a the remainder is f(a).

The following diagram gives the Polynomial Remainder Theorem and Factor Theorem. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions on how to use the Remainder Theorem and Factor Theorem.

The Remainder Theorem
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