# long division

• June 25th 2006, 02:44 AM
kwtolley
algebra and trigonometry with analytic geometry problem
Find the quotient and remainder of f(x)=x^3-4x^2+5x+5 divided by p(x)=x-1.
• June 25th 2006, 02:49 AM
CaptainBlack
Quote:

Originally Posted by kwtolley
Find the quotient and remainder of f(x)=x^3-4x^2+5x+5 divided by p(x)=x-1.

As:

$
(x-1)(x^2-2x+3)-5= x^3 - 3·x^2 + 5·x - 8
$

this can't be right.

RonL
• June 25th 2006, 03:10 AM
kwtolley
so after working it out I'm closer to x^2-3x+2; 7 for an answer. is that right. thanks for helping
• June 28th 2006, 12:02 PM
earboth
Quote:

Originally Posted by kwtolley
so after working it out I'm closer to x^2-3x+2; 7 for an answer. is that right. thanks for helping

Hello,

you've got it. Congratulations!

Greetings

EB