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8-175.

Let $p(x) = x^3 - 3x^2 - 7x + 9$.

1. Find $p(5)$.

Substitute $5$ in for $x$.

2. Verify the Remainder Theorem. Read about the Remainder Theorem in the Math Notes box in Lesson 8.3.2.

$\frac{\textit{x}^3-3\textit{x}^2-7\textit{x}+9}{\textit{x}-5}=?$