Exercise 4.

Factor the polynomial tex2html_wrap_inline40 completely. Note that tex2html_wrap_inline42 and tex2html_wrap_inline44 .




Since tex2html_wrap_inline42 and tex2html_wrap_inline44 , f(x) will have linear factors of the form tex2html_wrap_inline56 and tex2html_wrap_inline58 .

Consequently, tex2html_wrap_inline60 will divide evenly into f(x). Long polynomial division yields


and thus


[Back] [Exercises] [Next]
[Algebra] [Trigonometry] [Complex Variables]
[Calculus] [Differential Equations] [Matrix Algebra]

S.O.S MATHematics home page

Do you need more help? Please post your question on our S.O.S. Mathematics CyberBoard.

Helmut Knaust
Sun Jun 8 13:51:17 MDT 1997

Copyright 1999-2018 MathMedics, LLC. All rights reserved.
Contact us
Math Medics, LLC. - P.O. Box 12395 - El Paso TX 79913 - USA
users online during the last hour