Remainder theorem
Remainder theorem
You may want to refresh your memory on polynomial long division and synthetic division to better understand this lesson. The remainder theorem simply states that if a polynomial f(x) is divided by a linear expression xr, the value of f(r) is equal to the remainder.
Basic concepts:
 Polynomial long division
 Polynomial synthetic division
Related concepts:
 Integration of rational functions by partial fractions
Lessons

a)
Using synthetic division

b)
Using the remainder theorem
