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- September 25th 2012, 01:18 PMkoolaid123Dividing polynomials with a remainder
- September 25th 2012, 01:22 PMTheEmptySetRe: Dividing polynomials with a remainder
Factorize the numerator!

By grouping we get

This should get you started. Note the 2nd factor is the difference of cubes and can be factored as well.

after you have factored both the numerator and denominator the entire denominator should reduce out.

Try to work this out and post back with your work if you get stuck. - September 25th 2012, 01:55 PMjohnsomeoneRe: Dividing polynomials with a remainder
You can almost do this "by inspection".

I see , so I see an in there.

The rest of the numerator is , which factors into . - September 25th 2012, 03:51 PMSorobanRe: Dividing polynomials with a remainder
Hello, koolaid123!

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I don't suppose you tried long division . . .