posted by Jule on .
Divide using long division or synthetic division.
(21x^3 - 7)/(3x - 1)
Just wondering, how would you solve this problem using synthetic division?
I tried it and the quotient is not a polynomial. It's a mess with a remainder and fractional coefficients.
I got 3*[x^2 + x/3 + 1/9 -(8/9)/(3x-1)]
For a tutorial on long and synthetic division, see