# Long division problem

• Aug 12th 2009, 03:53 PM
Jonny-123
Long division problem
Long division of $x^2+x+3$ into $2x^3+5x^2+8x+2$ yields:

(????)( $x^2+x+3$)+(?????)

i get the answer $2x+3-[(x-7)/(x^2+x+3)]$ but i don't know how to put the answer in the form above?
• Aug 12th 2009, 04:23 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jonny-123
Long division of $x^2+x+3$ into $2x^3+5x^2+8x+2$ yields:

(????)( $x^2+x+3$)+(?????)

i get the answer $2x+3-[(x-7)/(x^2+x+3)]$ but i don't know how to put the answer in the form above?

$(2x+3)(x^2+x+3) - (x+7)$