# SOLUTION: If the Polynomial f(x) is synthetically divided by x+7 and the remainder is 5, what value of x would you evaluate the function by to get f(x)=5. I don't even know where to start

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rational-functions Question 599165: If the Polynomial f(x) is synthetically divided by x+7 and the remainder is 5, what value of x would you evaluate the function by to get f(x)=5. I don't even know where to start.Answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hint: Use the remainder theorem which states that if a polynomial function P(x) is divided by x-k and you get some remainder 'r', then P(k) = r