Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Cumulative Review - Page 564: 34


The answer is $4x^2 + 16x + 55 + \frac{222}{x - 4}$.

Work Step by Step

Now, the dividend $4x^3 - 9x + 2$ can be rewritten as $4x^3 + 0x^2 - 9x + 2$. $\space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space 4x^2 + 16x + 55$ $x - 4 /\overline{4x^3 + 0x^2 - 9x + 2}$ $\space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \underline{4x^3 - 16x^2}$ $\space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space 16x^2 - 9x$ $\space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \underline{16x^2 -64x}$ $\space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space 55x + 2$ $\space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \underline{55x - 220}$ $\space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space \space 222$ The answer is $4x^2 + 16x + 55 + \frac{222}{x - 4}$.
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