Using the following possible rational zeros 1, 2,4,8,16,32 what is the synthetic division step by step for this problem

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Given f(x)=x^4+x^3-18x^2-16x-32

Let x=1
1|1 1 -18 -16 -32
.|0 1 1 -17 -33
..1 1 -17 -33 -65

Hence 1 is not a root of the equation
Try same for other given roots

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