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Asked Dec 9, 2019
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(-2x^3-1x^2+17x+6)/(x+3)      Divide:

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Step 1

Get the coefficients of the dividend. 

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Take the constant term of the divisor with the opposite sign and write it to the left. Write the coefficients of the dividend to the right. -3 -2 -1 17

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Step 2

Write down the first coefficient without changes

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-3 -2 -1 17 6 -2

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Step 3

Multiply the entry in the left part of the table by the last entry in the result row (under the horizontal l...

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-3 -2 -1 17 6 (-3) · (–2) = 6 (-1) +6 = 5 -2

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