Lesson 4 Example

# Lesson 4 Example - Long Division(Full Steps for Problem 3...

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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.

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Lesson 4 Example - Long Division(Full Steps for Problem 3...

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