# Math Help - long division

1. ## 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.
My answer is x^2-2x+3;-5 thanks for checking my answer.

2. Originally Posted by kwtolley
Find the quotient and remainder of f(x)=x^3-4x^2+5x+5 divided by p(x)=x-1.
My answer is x^2-2x+3;-5 thanks for checking my answer.
As:

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

this can't be right.

RonL

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

4. 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