College Math II

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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.

  • College Math II -

    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.

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