# 3.7Divide Polynomials Example 1 Divide a polynomial by a monomial Divide 10x 3  25x 2 + 15x by 5x. Solution Method 1: Write the division as a fraction.

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3.7Divide Polynomials Example 1 Divide a polynomial by a monomial Divide 10x 3  25x 2 + 15x by 5x. Solution Method 1: Write the division as a fraction. = Write as a fraction. Divide each term by _____. =   = _______________ Simplify.

3.7Divide Polynomials Example 1 Divide a polynomial by a monomial Divide 10x 3  25x 2 + 15x by 5x. Solution Method 2: Use long division. Think:

3.7Divide Polynomials Checkpoint. Complete the following exercises. 1. Divide (12x 3  9x 2  3x  by 3x. =  

3.7Divide Polynomials Example 2 Divide a polynomial by a binomial Divide 2x 2 + 9x – 6 by 2x + 3. Solution First divide the first term of. First divide the first term of 2x 2 + 9x – 6 by the first term of 2x + 3. Multiply __ and _______. Subtract _________. Bring down ____. Divide the first term of ______ by the first term of 2x + 3. Multiply __ and _______. Subtract _________.

3.7Divide Polynomials Checkpoint. Divide.

3.7Divide Polynomials Checkpoint. Divide.

Multiply __ and _______. 3.7Divide Polynomials Example 3 Insert missing terms Divide 4x 2 – 11 by – 3 + 2x. Rewrite polynomials. Insert missing terms Subtract _________. Bring down ____. Multiply __ and _______. Subtract _________.

3.7Divide Polynomials Checkpoint. Divide.

3.7Divide Polynomials Checkpoint. Divide.

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