Posted by B.B. on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 7:05am.
Did I do this problem right?
Here is how I solved this problem:
Is this correct?
Math - Reiny, Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 8:24am
Sorry to say this, but looking at that "solution" made me shudder.
the correct way ... assuming you meant:
Using long algebraic division, one gets
x - 4 with a remainder of -16
or you can use synthetic division to arrive at the same answer.
(x^2+4x-48)/(x+8) = (x-4) - 16/(x+8)
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