Example46 - Multiply 3 x 2 by the divisor x + 4 and place...

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Example 5 Simplify the given expression by dividing correctly. To divide a polynomial by a polynomial, a procedure similar to long division in arithmetic is used. The  procedure calls for four steps: divide, multiply, subtract, and bring down. This procedure is repeated  until there no value is left to bring down. Example 6 Divide  x 2  + 3  x 3  – 5 by 4 +  x First, arrange both polynomials in descending order, filling in a place holder for any missing terms. Now  divide  3  x 3  by  x  and bring this partial quotient to the top as the first part of the answer. 
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Unformatted text preview: Multiply 3 x 2 by the divisor x + 4 and place these in the columns with like terms. Subtract . Remember, to subtract is to add the opposite. Bring down the next term and start the procedure again. Since a value was brought down, start the process over again. At this point, there is no term to bring down. The 181 is the remainder. As in arithmetic, remainders are written over the divisor. So the final answer to the division problem is...
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