# When #2x^3 + x^2 - 3# is divided by x + 1, what is the remainder?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 16, 2017

#### Explanation:

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

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

#rArr(x+1)toa=-1#

#rArr2(-1)^3+(-1)^2-3=-4#

#"remainder "=-4#