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If ~~EQN:p(x)~~ /p(x)/ is a polynomial in ~~EQN:x,~~ /x,/ the remainder theorem states that:

* When ~~EQN:p(x)~~ /p(x)/ is divided by ~~EQN:(x-a)~~ /(x-a)/ the remainder is the value of ~~EQN:p(a)~~ /p(a)/

The factor theorem is a special case of the remainder theorem.