Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - Dividing Polynomials; Remainder and Factor Theorems - Exercise Set - Page 363: 3

Answer

quotient $x^2+3x+1$, remainder $r(x)=0$
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Work Step by Step

Step 1. Using long division as shown in the figure, we can obtain $\frac{x^3+5x^2+7x+2}{x+2}=x^2+3x+1+\frac{0}{x+2}$ Step 2. We can identify the quotient as $x^2+3x+1$ and the remainder as $r(x)=0$
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