# How do I use the remainder theorem to divide #2x^2-5x-1# by #x-4#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 28, 2016

#### Explanation:

I used synthetic division to solve this, but you can use long division too, if you like.

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This becomes

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This is rewritten as