Synthetic Division Part 6

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This video shows how to divide a polynomial by a linear binomial using synthetic division. Checking work is also shown. Shows how to use synthetic division when coefficient of x in linear binomial is not 1.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you divide a polynomial by a binomial using synthetic division?
  • How do you divide (5 - 23x + 12x^2)/(4x - 1) with synthetic division?
  • How do you figure out what number goes in the box in a synthetic division problem?
  • What are the steps for performing synthetic division with a binomial that has a leading coefficient greater than 1?
  • How do you check your answer to a synthetic division problem?
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    This lesson shows how to do another synthetic division problem with a polynomial and a binomial with a leading coefficient greater than 1. Each step in the process of setting up and performing the synthetic division is shown and explained.