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Intro to the Polynomial Remainder Theorem

The Polynomial Remainder Theorem allows us to determine whether a linear expression is a factor of a polynomial expression easily. It tells us the remainder when a polynomial is divided by \[x - a\] is \[f(a)\]. This means if \[x - a\] is a factor of the polynomial, the remainder is zero. It's a neat trick to quickly find remainders without doing long division!

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