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    Question long division of polynomials

    (8x^5-2x^3+4x^2+5x+7) / (2x^2-x)



    When i worked it out I came out with this answer

    4x^3+2x^2+2 + 7x+7/2x^2-x


    but Im not sure if this is the correct answer to the problem
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    - Wolfram|Alpha

    Click on show steps for more information.

    Hope this helps.

    Pomp.
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    Just to reassure you, your answer is correct, they have just expressed it slightly differently.
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    Smile

    yes, i realized it after i clicked show steps. Thanks so much!!! It just didn't feel right when i worked it out the first time.. :-)
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