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Unformatted text preview: Long Division (Full Steps for Problem 3) First write the problem: x 2 3 x + 5 2 x 4 +5 x 3 12 x 2 +2 x +1 Next take the leading terms 2 x 4 and x 2 and divide the first by the second to get 2 x 2 Place this above the term with x 2 . x 2 3 x + 5 2 x 2 2 x 4 +5 x 3 12 x 2 +2 x +1 Then multiply x 2 3 x + 5 by 2 x 2 and place below. x 2 3 x + 5 2 x 2 2 x 4 +5 x 3 12 x 2 +2 x +1 2 x 4 +6 x 3 10 x 2 Now take line 1 minus line 2 and write on the next line bringing down one extra term. x 2 3 x + 5 2 x 2 2 x 4 +5 x 3 12 x 2 +2 x +1 2 x 4 +6 x 3 10 x 2 ↓ x 3 2 x 2 +2 x Next take the leading terms x 3 and x 2 and divide the first by the second to get x Place this above the term with x . x 2 3 x + 5 2 x 2 x 2 x 4 +5 x 3 12 x 2 +2 x +1 2 x 4 +6 x 3 10 x 2 ↓ x 3 2 x 2 +2 x Then multiply x 2 3 x + 5 by x and place below. x 2 3 x + 5 2 x 2 x 2 x 4 +5 x 3 12 x 2 +2 x +1 2 x 4 +6 x 3 10 x 2 ↓ x 3 2 x 2 +2 x x 3 +3 x 2 5 x 1 Now take line 3 minus line 4 and write on the next line bringing down...
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2010 for the course MATH 1104 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '10 term at Carleton.
 Fall '10
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 Linear Algebra, Algebra, Division

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