College Math II
posted by Lori .
Solve each problem.
Find the quotient and remainder when
x^2 – 5x + 9 is divided by x – 3.
I don't understand how to divide and solve this problem. Can someone help me understand the steps on how to do it. Thanks.

The method you need to learn and use is called polynomial long division.
It is explained at:
http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/factor/fac01/fac01.html
and at other websites easily found with a Google search. Learn and practice the method.