## College Algebra (6th Edition)

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