x^3 - 22x + 15 \ x+ 5

When I do this normally it works out but for this one I end up with trying to subtract 5x^2 from 22x.

I get the same type of problem with 2x^3 - x^2 - 12 / x - 2

Do I have to do it a different way than long divison?

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- Oct 24th 2009, 12:21 PMzyx.garDividing algebraic expressions
x^3 - 22x + 15 \ x+ 5

When I do this normally it works out but for this one I end up with trying to subtract 5x^2 from 22x.

I get the same type of problem with 2x^3 - x^2 - 12 / x - 2

Do I have to do it a different way than long divison? - Oct 24th 2009, 01:20 PMskeeter