Mathematics Practice Test – Polynomials (Questions with Answers & Explanations)

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1.

If (x + 2) and (3x – 1) are factors of 6x3 + x2 – 19x + 6, find the third factor. (WASSCE 2014 FM)

A. 2x – 3
B. 3x + 1
C. x – 2
D. 3x + 2

2.

A polynomial is defined by f(x + 1) = x3 + 3x2 – 4x + 2, find f(2). (WASSCE 2012 FM)

A. – 8    B. – 2    C. 2   D. 8

3.

If (x – 3) is a factor of 2x2 – 2x + p, find the value of the constant p. (WASSCE 2010 FM)

A. – 12    B. – 6   C. 3    D. 6

4.

Given that f(x) = 2x3 – 3x3 – 11x + 6 and f(3) = 0, factorise f(x). (WASSCE 2013 FM)

A. (x – 3)(x – 2)(2x + 2)
B. (x + 3)(x – 2)(x – 1)
C. (x – 3)(x + 2)(2x – 1)
D. (x + 3)(x – 2)(2x – 1)

5.

The polynomial g(x) = 2x3 + 3x2 + qx – 1, has the same remainder when divided by (x + 2) and (x – 1). Find the value of constant q. (WASSCE 2007 FM)

A. – 11    B. – 9    C. – 3  D. – 1

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