# How do you use synthetic division to divide #(x^3-2x-22x+40)# divided by (x-4)?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 9, 2017

The quotient is

#### Explanation:

First, a quick overview of synthetic division:

In this problem, the number outside the L-shape will be

The coefficients inside will be

The remainder will always be the last number to the right, divided by the entire original divisor.