# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2008 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/02) | Q#2

Question The polynomial , where a is a constant, is denoted by . It is given that is a factor of . i. Find the value of . ii. When has this value, factorise completely. Solution i. We are given that; We are also given that is a factor […]