Dividing polynomials using long division-Part 4

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, the instructor provides more examples of dividing polynomials using long division. Instead of estimating, the instructor shows how to multiply the first term outside to get the first term inside. The instructor explains how to subtract while doing the division, and reminds the viewer to always stay in descending order. The instructor provides step-by-step instructions on how to write the answer in the correct form and even shows how to check the answer to make sure it is correct.

Lesson Description:

This is Part 4 of Dividing Polynomials using long division, which shows more examples, and shows the subtraction part a little differently than shown in Part 2.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you do long division of polynomials?
  • How do you divide polynomials?
  • Where can I find examples of dividing polynomials?
  • What are the steps for doing long division of polynomials?
  • How do you divide (x^2 + 5x + 1)/(x - 2) using long division??
  • How do you write the remainder when you divide polynomials?
  • How can you check to make sure that your solution is correct when dividing polynomials?
  • How do you divide polynomials if there are terms missing?
  • How do you divide (x^3 - 8)/(x - 2)?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video explains all steps of dividing polynomials using long division. This is a great tutorial of this sometimes confusing topic. A couple of good examples are done.