College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 3 - Polynomial and Rational Functions - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 373: 4


Fill the blanks in with : product ... dividend... $-2x$ ... $-4$ ... ($-2x-4)$

Work Step by Step

Long Division of Polynomials 1. Arrange ... 2. Divide ... 3. Multiply ... 4. Subtract the product from the dividend. 5. Bring down the next term in the original dividend and write it next to the remainder to form a new dividend. 6. ... -------------------- Actually, the first 3 steps were completed. Now, steps 4 and 5: Subtract the product from the dividend. We obtain $-2x$ Then we bring down $-4 $ and form the new dividend , ($-2x-4)$
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