# SOLUTION: So I have another hw question.... synthetic division... 3x^5+4x^2-12x-17 over x-2 I know the setup is -2.. the setup for synthetic that I got was 3...0....0...4...12...17 but

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Polynomials-and-rational-expressions Question 64344This question is from textbook college algebra : So I have another hw question.... synthetic division... 3x^5+4x^2-12x-17 over x-2 I know the setup is -2.. the setup for synthetic that I got was 3...0....0...4...12...17 but when I add them the numbers get huge and I wound up with -135 over x-2 I do not know if this is right and can someone please help me and show me the work if I am wrong so I know what I am doing wrong.... thank you.This question is from textbook college algebra Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3x^5+4x^2-12x-17 over x-2 : Using synthetic division, I got: : ......_________________________ +2 | 3 + 0 + 0 + 4 - 12 - 17 .............+ 6+12 +24 + 56 +88 ------------------------------ .......3 + 6 + 12 + 28 + 44 + 71 : Which would be: 3x^4 + 6x^3 + 12x^2 + 28x + 44 remainder +71/(x-2) : Did this help?