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Suppose that f is a polynomial such that $$(x-1)\cdot f(x)=3x^4+x^3 - 25x^2 +38x -17.$$ What is the degree of f?

Mar 20, 2020

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Because x - 1 is of first degree, f(x) must be one degree less than the degree of the polynomial on the RHS. i.e. f is of degree 3.

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Thanks!

qwertyzz  Mar 20, 2020