T2 Sec 3 #15
If you ask me, this one is begging for plug in. Say that x = 2. Then becomes . Which answer choice also equals when x = 2?
Only choice D equaled , so D is the answer!
The mathy way, because I know someone’s going to want to see it, is to do polynomial division:
That’s 5 with a remainder of –17, which can also be written as .