how do you find f/g(X) when the question is states in the form of

f(x)/g(x)

your answer for the function f(x) is:________

your answer for the function g(x) is:________

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- Sep 21st 2009, 02:53 PMDan.Isimplify the expression
how do you find f/g(X) when the question is states in the form of

f(x)/g(x)

your answer for the function f(x) is:________

your answer for the function g(x) is:________ - Sep 21st 2009, 03:38 PMredsoxfan325
Solve it in a similar manner to the problem on this thread. First factor.

- Sep 21st 2009, 03:40 PMmr fantastic
Divide out the common factor of 3:

(x^3 - x^2 - 2x) /(2x^2 - 5x + 2)

Factorise the numerator and denominator:

Numerator = x (x^2 - x - 2) = x (x ____)(x ___)

Denominator = (2x ___)(x ____)

The blanks are left for you to fill out.

Cancel common factors.

A very similar question was asked and replied to here: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ssion-2-a.html

Read it.