# How do you use synthetic division to find: f(-2): #f(x) = 3x^4 - 2x^2 + 1#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 28, 2015

Simply divide f(x) by (x+2)

#### Explanation:

If you divide f(x) by (x+2), the **remainder** will equal f(-2)

In this case, the **remainder** equals **41** and **f(-2)** also equals **41**

Hope that helps