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Check whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second polynomial by dividing the second polynomial by the first polynomial

t^{2} – 3, 2t^{4} + 3t^{3} – 2t^{2} – 9t – 12

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#### Solution

t^{2} - 3, 2t^{4} + 3t^{3} - 2t^{2} - 9t - 12

t^{2} - 3 = t^{2} + 0.t - 3

Since the remainder is 0,

Hence, t^{2} - 3 is a factor of 2t^{4} + 3t^{3} - 2t^{2} - 9t - 12

Concept: Division Algorithm for Polynomials

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