# What is the remainder when you divide 4x3 - 5x2 + 3x - 1 by x - 2?

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Dec 16, 2017

#### Answer:

Option

#### Explanation:

We must consider the factor theorem:

So hence the remainder of

Or you could approach this the long way, via division

Dec 16, 2017

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#### Explanation:

#"using the "color(blue)"remainder theorem"#

#• " the remainder when "f(x)" is divided by "(x-a)" is "f(a)#

#rArr"remainder "=4(2)^3-5(2)^2+3(2)-1=17#