In this video, Julie Harland shows how to use synthetic division to divide a polynomial by a linear binomial, specifically x minus 3. She thoroughly explains the step-by-step process and also demonstrates how to check your work to ensure the correct quotient and remainder were obtained. While the video focuses on one problem, it provides a solid foundation for using synthetic division in future polynomial division problems.
This video shows how to divide a polynomial by a linear binomial using synthetic division. Checking work is also shown.
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