Section 3.3 Dividing Polynomials

Before Starting this Section, Review

  1. 1 Multiplying polynomials (Section P.3 , page 33)

  2. 2 Evaluating a function (Section 2.4 , page 219)

  3. 3 Factoring trinomials (Section P.4 , page 43)


  1. 1 Learn the division algorithm.

  2. 2 Use synthetic division.

  3. 3 Use the Remainder and Factor Theorems.

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