Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole

Chapter 5 - Test - Page 232: 14

Answer

$9a^3-5a^2-4a$

Work Step by Step

We divide each term of the polynomial by monomial as follows: $$\frac{36a^4 - 20a^3 - 16a^2}{4a}=\frac{36a^4}{4a}-\frac{ 20a^3}{4a}-\frac{ 16a^2}{4a}\\ =9a^3-5a^2-4a .$$

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