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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