I think this site: Polynomial Long Division will help you see the detail in the steps. It's just like long division with numbers.Code:x^2 - x - 2 + 3/(x+1) ______________________ x + 1 | x^3 + 0x^2 -3x + 1 x^3 + x^2 ------------- - x^2 - 3x - x^2 - x ---------- -2x + 1 -2x - 2 --------- 3