Polynomial And Synthetic Division

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Polynomial Quizzes & Trivia

Are you ready to test your knowledge of polynomial division? Do you know all there is to know about synthetic division? Get ready to test your knowledge! NOTE: You will probably want to have a piece of scrap paper and a pencil nearby to write with!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a polynomial term?
    • A. 

      365

    • B. 

      5x + 6874

    • C. 

      6874

    • D. 

      2

  • 2. 
    After the dividend is divided by the divisor, the left- over part is the
  • 3. 
    After the expression 5x + 35 is divided by 5, what is the remainder?
  • 4. 
    What is the Greatest Common Factor in the following expression? 32x2-80x3+16x 
    • A. 

      16x

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      8x

    • D. 

      2

  • 5. 
    Divide x2-9x-10  by (x+1)
  • 6. 
    What is the remainder when dividing  2x3 – 9x2 + 15  by  2x – 5?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2x-5

    • C. 

      -5

    • D. 

      -10

  • 7. 
    Name two things that you have to watch out for when dividing polynomials!
  • 8. 
    How would you check to make sure that your answer is correct?
    • A. 

      The coeffiecients will all add up to be 37.

    • B. 

      When multiplied times the divisor, the product is the original expression

    • C. 

      There is no way to check this kind of math. (duh!)

    • D. 

      Ask your neighbor in the seat next to you.

  • 9. 
    Divide  x2+9x+14  by x+7.
  • 10. 
    Factor out  x2 + 9x + 14 note: type in the answer with NO spaces and using ( & )
  • 11. 
    Now divide it by (x+7) Easier?
  • 12. 
    CHALLENGE: Divide  3x3 – 5x2 + 10x – 3  by  3x + 1note: enter the answer with no spaces, the exponents as large numbers (ex- 3x3 = 3x3), and the remainder as a quantity. {ex- (-45/3x+8)}