## College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 3 - Polynomial and Rational Functions - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 373: 6

#### Answer

Fill the blanks in with divisor ... quotient ... remainder ... dividend

#### Work Step by Step

The algorithm of polynomial division was derived from the long division of numbers, so the same principles apply. dividend$\div$divisor=quotient +$\displaystyle \frac{remainder}{divisor}$ To check the result (see box: The Division Algorithm on p.367) dividend = (divisor)(quotient) +(remainder) we multiply the divisor with the quotient, and then add the remainder. You should obtain the dividend

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