Find a polynomial of degree three that when divided by x - 2 has a remainder of 3. You will really have to think on this one. Hint: Work backwards!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

ok heres the thing i've tried i've looked at other problems but I can barely work problems forward, backwards...well your talking to me here my math skills are beyond horrible! my very sad attempt at this goes as follows

x^3....???

could someone just help at like walking me through it or tell me the first step i'll take anything.

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# The remainder theorem

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**