Dividing Polynomials using Synthetic Division with Missing Term

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In this lesson, we learn how to divide polynomials using synthetic division with a missing term. The key is to have the divisor in the form of x minus k and set up the polynomial with coefficients for each term. The process involves bringing down the first number, multiplying the divisor by it, adding the result to the next coefficient, and repeating until the end. The remainder is the last term, and the other terms are written in descending order.

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Dividing polynomials using synthetic division with missing a term

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    This lesson teaches how to divide polynomials using synthetic division.