Posted by **Sandra** on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:11pm.

Divide

(2x3 – x2 – 24x + 12) ÷ (2x – 1)

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**Damon**, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:16pm
2 x^3 – x^2 – 24 x + 12)

= (2 x^3 -24 x) - (x^2 - 12)

= 2 x (x^2-12) - 1 (x^2-12)

= (2x-1)(x^2-12)

now divide that by (2x-1) :)

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**Sandra**, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:38pm
Thank you, I always appreciate knowing the steps that leads to the solution that I can work.

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**Damon**, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:42pm
You are welcome. You could have done this by long division but often you can see the factors more quickly.

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