Algebra 1

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ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - 11-3 Dividing Polynomials - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 16

Answer

n-1

Work Step by Step

To solve by long division, follow these steps. 1) Divide n^2 by to get n. 2) Multiply n(n-4) = n^2 -4n Then subtract. 3) Bring down the remaining 4. 4) Divide -n by n to get -1. 5) Multiply -1(n-4) to get -n+4 and then subtract. leaving you with a remainder of 0. Therefore, your answer is n-1.
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