# Factoring this equation

• May 31st 2010, 07:02 PM
thecalifornialife
Factoring this equation
How do I factor: x^3+11x-6x^2-6 with (x-3) as a factor?

Could you explain the steps?
• May 31st 2010, 07:05 PM
pickslides
Do you know polynomial long division?

Factor the quadratic you get after

$\frac{x^3+11x-6x^2-6}{x-3}=\dots$
• May 31st 2010, 07:28 PM
thecalifornialife
Thanks :) That helped a lot. I got the answer.