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1. The remainder when is divided by x-2 is five more than when x-1. Find a.

My working is included in the picture attached

Please help me understand where I went wrong

thanks
the answer in the book is a=-3 but i got -10
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4. (Original post by bigmansouf)
The remainder when is divided by x-2 is five more than when x-1. Find a.

My working is included in the picture attached

Please help me understand where I went wrong

thanks
the answer in the book is a=-3 but i got -10
"five more", as in +5, NOT "five times more"
5. (Original post by ghostwalker)
"five more", as in +5, NOT "five times more"
thanks

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