# Remainder and Factor Theorem

These lessons help A Level Maths students to learn how to solve remainder and factor theorem problems.

A-Level Edexcel C2 January 2010 Question 3

f(x) = 2x3 + ax2 + bx - 6
where a and b are constants.
When f(x) is divided by (2x – 1) the remainder is –5.
When f(x) is divided by (x + 2) there is no remainder.
(a) Find the value of a and the value of b.
(b) Factorise f(x) completely.

A-Level Edexcel C2 January 2010 Q3(a): ExamSolutions
Worked solution to this question on the Factor and Remainder Theorems

A-Level Edexcel C2 January 2010 Q3(b) : ExamSolutions
Worked solution to this question on the Factor and Remainder Theorems.

Core 2 - Algebra and Functions (2)
Factor and Remainder Theorem Introduction

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Factor and Remainder Theorem Basic examples

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