# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2014 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/22) | Q#6

Question The polynomial p(x) is defined by where a is a constant. i. Given that (x + 2) is a factor of p(x), find the value of a. ii. When a has this value, find the quotient when p(x) is divided by (x + 2) and hence show that the equation […]