# How do you use synthetic division to divide (x^4 – 16) ÷ (x + 2)?

Apr 29, 2018

Just remember that you must put in a number for each coefficient of the polynomial - even if it is 0.

#### Explanation:

So $\frac{{x}^{4} - 16}{x + 2} = {x}^{3} + 2 {x}^{2} + 4 x + 8$