# Synthetic Division Part 3

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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.

Lesson Description:

This video shows how to divide a polynomial by a linear binomial using synthetic division. Checking work is also shown.

More free YouTube videos by Julie Harland are organized at http://yourmathgal.com

• How do you divide a polynomial by a binomial using synthetic division?
• How do you divide (2x^3 - x^2 + 4x + 1)/(x - 3) with synthetic division?
• How do you check your answer to a polynomial synthetic division problem?
• What do the numbers in the bottom row mean in a synthetic division problem?
• How do you write the remainder for a polynomial division problem?
• How do you check your answer to a polynomial division problem?
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This lesson shows another example of how to divide a polynomial by a binomial. Each step involved in setting up the synthetic division problem and performing the synthetic division are shown and explained for this problem.