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Posted by **Jule** on Friday, October 26, 2007 at 3:50pm.

(21x^3 - 7)/(3x - 1)

Just wondering, how would you solve this problem using synthetic division?

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**drwls**, Friday, October 26, 2007 at 4:01pmI 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

http://faculty.ed.umuc.edu/~swalsh/Math%20Articles/Synthetic%20Division.html

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