Math Help - Simplify by dividing

1. Simplify by dividing

Numerator: x^3 + 2x^2 + 3x - 6
Denominator: x -1

Thanks

2. Originally Posted by elliotfsl
Numerator: x^3 + 2x^2 + 3x - 6
Denominator: x -1

Thanks
Use long division:
Code:
  (x^3 + 2x^2 + 3x - 6) ÷ (x - 1) = x^2 + 3x + 6
-(x^3  - x^2)
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3x^2 + 3x
-(3x^3 - 3x)
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6x - 6
-(6x - 6)
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