# dividing

• Jul 17th 2009, 09:36 AM
william
dividing
Divide x^3 – 2x^2 – 33x + 90 by x – 5, then express the polynomial in a
fully factored form.
• Jul 17th 2009, 09:45 AM
skeeter
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Originally Posted by william
Divide x^3 – 2x^2 – 33x + 90 by x – 5, then express the polynomial in a
fully factored form.

do you know the process of synthetic division?
• Jul 17th 2009, 09:54 AM
william
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Originally Posted by skeeter
do you know the process of synthetic division?

no, i don't
• Jul 17th 2009, 09:58 AM
skeeter
go then, and learn ...

• Jul 17th 2009, 10:10 AM
william
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Originally Posted by skeeter
go then, and learn ...

did i correctly do it, i get remainder 0 and fully factored form (x-5)(x^2+3x-18)
• Jul 17th 2009, 10:20 AM
skeeter
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Originally Posted by william
almost ... $(x^2+3x-18)$ will also factor
almost ... $(x^2+3x-18)$ will also factor