# How do you divide using synthetic division: #(2u^4 - 5u^3 - 12u^2 + 2u - 8)/(u - 4)#?

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with a Remainder of

#### Explanation:

Rows [0] and [4] are not really part of the synthetic division; they are here for reference purposes only.

Row [1] are the coefficients of the variables in row [0]

Values in Row [3] are the sum of the values in the same column from Rows [1] and [2]

Values in Row [2] are the product of the values from the previous column of Row [3] and

The remainder is

#### Explanation:

Let's perform the synthetic division

The remainder is