CBSE - IX - Mathematics - Polynomials
factor & remainder theorem
The factor theorem is similar to the remainder theorem. The difference is that after you substitute "a" for "x"; if the result is 0, then (x-a) is a factor of the polynomial and "x=a" is a solution to the equation: polynomial = 0.
The correct difference between remaider theorem and factor theorem is that when the remainder is 0, it is called to be a factor theorem and when a remainder is any number, for example, 2, it is called as remainder theorem.
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