In this lesson, we learn how to divide polynomials using both long division and synthetic division. It's important to make sure that every single degree in the polynomial is taken care of, and a placeholder can be used when necessary. We also learn that finding the zeros of a polynomial can help us find the intercepts of the graph, which can be found by evaluating the function at each zero.
Overview of dividing polynomials
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