## anonymous 4 years ago how do i solve x^2+8x+15 divided by x+5

1. anonymous

u can't solve something that doesn't equal to something else

2. anonymous

u just posted an expression.

3. anonymous

Its long division with polynomials

4. anonymous

factor and cancel

5. anonymous

$\frac{x^2+8x+15}{x+5}=\frac{(x+5)(x+3)}{x+5}=x+3$

6. anonymous

Im not understanding. I have to divide . which doesn't require factoring.

7. anonymous

you mean like long divistion?

8. anonymous

____________ x+5 { x^2 + 8x + 15

9. anonymous

divide. x goes in to x^2 x times, multuply, subtract, etc just like with whole numbers

10. anonymous

yes

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