Remainder Theorem: Definition & Examples


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For the function g(x) = -2x^4 - 3x^3 + 5x^2 - 4x + 1, find g(-2) by using the remainder theorem.

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1. For the function f(x) = x^3 - 5x^2 + 6x - 2, is x = 3 a zero?

2. For the function f(x) = x^3 + 2x^2 - 7x + 4, which of the following (if any) are zeroes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mathematics is filled with efficient methods for performing complex operations. The remainder theorem is one such method that can be utilized when solving particular problems and together. The quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you to understand and recall the important information regarding this mathematical theorem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Answer problems using the remainder theorem
  • Find the zeroes in a particular equation
  • Mathematical equations & processes
  • Example problems

Skills Practiced

These tools will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related remainder theorem lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve function practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding mathematical processes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Make sure you have all of the necessary information by reviewing the lesson Remainder Theorem: Definition & Examples. This lesson will focus on these objectives:

  • Understand how the remainder theorem works
  • Discover how to apply the remainder theorem to various math problems
  • Understand how to use this theorem
  • Utilize the lesson information to answer example problems