# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2010 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/23) | Q#3

Question The polynomial x3 + 4×2 + ax + 2, where a is a constant, is denoted by p(x). It is given that the remainder when p(x) is divided by (x + 1) is equal to the remainder when p(x) is divided by (x − 2). i. Find the value of a. […]