1. ## Long Division Problem

$\dfrac{x^{3} -3x^{2} -9}{x^{3} - 3x^{2}}$

First step?

2. ## Re: Long Division Problem

Originally Posted by Jason76
$\dfrac{x^{3} -3x^{2} -9}{x^{3} - 3x^{2}}$

First step?
what kind of answer are you looking for?

It should be pretty clear that

$\dfrac{x^{3} -3x^{2} -9}{x^{3} - 3x^{2}}=1-\dfrac{9}{x^3-3x^2}$