Here's the problem:

If $\displaystyle 9x^3+3x^2$ is divided by $\displaystyle 3x^2,$ the quotient is

3x

6x

3x+1

6x+1

Please don't just tell me the answer, i also want to know how to do it.

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- Mar 18th 2008, 02:38 PMeh501uhh i forgot how to do this =/..
Here's the problem:

If $\displaystyle 9x^3+3x^2$ is divided by $\displaystyle 3x^2,$ the quotient is

3x

6x

3x+1

6x+1

Please don't just tell me the answer, i also want to know how to do it. - Mar 18th 2008, 02:42 PMtopher0805
$\displaystyle

\frac {9x^3+3x^2}{3x^2} = \frac {9x^3}{3x^2} + \frac {3x^2}{3x^2}

$

Factor a 3 out of everything:

$\displaystyle

\frac {3x^3}{x^2} + \frac {x^2}{x^2}$

Factor an $\displaystyle x^2$ out of everything:

Can you solve it from here? - Mar 18th 2008, 02:56 PMeh501
- Mar 18th 2008, 02:58 PMtopher0805
Yes the answer is C. Sometimes putting the question down for a few minutes then coming back to it can help. Never underestimate the power of a fresh pair of eyes.