Remainder Theorem

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A series of online college algebra lectures: The Remainder Theorem, More on the Remainder Theorem

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.
Polynomial Remainder Theorem

The Remainder Theorem
How to use the remainder theorem to find the remainder when dividing a polynomial by a linear polynomial?

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