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DeadShot

  • 3 years ago

What is the quotient: (3x2 + 8x - 3) / (x + 3) ?

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  1. skullpatrol
    • 3 years ago
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    What is the quotient?

  2. skullpatrol
    • 3 years ago
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    Do mean simplify the quotient?

  3. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    yes, this one has me confused. The other ones I did, but this one i can't figure out

  4. skullpatrol
    • 3 years ago
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    Try and factor $$3x^2 +8x-3$$

  5. skullpatrol
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    Hint one of the factors should be x+3, right?

  6. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    right, but what is the other one, it can't be -1, because of the +8x, right?

  7. skullpatrol
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1361194787209:dw|

  8. DeadShot
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    (x+3) (3x-1)?

  9. DeadShot
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    (x+3) (3x-1)=3x^2+9x-1x-3=3x^2+8x-3

  10. DeadShot
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    so the quotient is (3x-1), right?

  11. skullpatrol
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    Yes.

  12. DeadShot
    • 3 years ago
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    Thanks!

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