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    Simplify by dividing

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

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    Quote Originally Posted by elliotfsl View Post
    Numerator: x^3 + 2x^2 + 3x - 6
    Denominator: x -1

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