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    Finding the divisor

    If you were given the dividend which is a polynomial, the quotient, and remainder what would you have to do to find the divisor?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Devi09 View Post
    If you were given the dividend which is a polynomial, the quotient, and remainder what would you have to do to find the divisor?
    Let
    p(x) be the dividend
    q(x) be the quotient
    r(x) be the remainder
    m(x) be the divisor

    \displaystyle \frac{p(x)}{m(x)}=q(x)+r(x) \iff \frac{m(x)}{p(x)}=\frac{1}{q(x)+r(x)} \iff m(x)=\frac{p(x)}{q(x)+r(x)}
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