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1. f(x) = 2x^2 - x^2 + ax + b, where a and b are constants. it is given that (x-2) is a factor of f(x). when f(x) is divided by(x-1)the remainder is 6. find the value of a and b
2. (Original post by Nat6351)
f(x) = 2x^2 - x^2 + ax + b, where a and b are constants. it is given that (x-2) is a factor of f(x). when f(x) is divided by(x-1)the remainder is 6. find the value of a and b
Your working/thoughts? This isn't a we'll-do-your-homework service.
3. (Original post by Nat6351)
f(x) = 2x^2 - x^2 + ax + b, where a and b are constants. it is given that (x-2) is a factor of f(x). when f(x) is divided by(x-1)the remainder is 6. find the value of a and b
(Do you mean 2x^3?) You need to substitute in the appropriate values into the equation. This will leave you with simultaneous equations in a and b that you can solve.
4. (Original post by JemmaSimmons)
(Do you mean 2x^3?) You need to substitute in the appropriate values into the equation. This will leave you with simultaneous equations in a and b that you can solve.
thank you I think I get what you mean
5. (Original post by Nat6351)
f(x) = 2x^2 - x^2 + ax + b, where a and b are constants. it is given that (x-2) is a factor of f(x). when f(x) is divided by(x-1)the remainder is 6. find the value of a and b

(Original post by Blue_Cow)
Your working/thoughts? This isn't a we'll-do-your-homework service.

(Original post by JemmaSimmons)
(Do you mean 2x^3?) You need to substitute in the appropriate values into the equation. This will leave you with simultaneous equations in a and b that you can solve.
6. (Original post by Nat6351)
thank you I think I get what you mean
It sounds like a mean question but once you set up the simultaneous equations using your knowledge of factor theorem, it will flow nicely.

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