Synthetic Division Part 4

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

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you divide a polynomial by a binomial using synthetic division?
  • How do you divide (3x - 2x^3 + 5)/(x + 2) using synthetic division?
  • How do you divide a cubic polynomial by a binomial?
  • How do you set up and solve a synthetic division problem?
  • How do you check your solution to a polynomial division problem?
  • How do you rewrite the terms before starting a polynomial division problem?
  • What do you do if a term is missing in polynomial division?
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    This lesson shows another example problem of dividing a polynomial by a binomial. In this problem, the polynomial is a cubic polynomial. The solution to the problem is checked to be sure the answer is correct. All steps involved in solving and checking the problem are shown and explained.