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



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skullpatrol
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What is the quotient?

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Do mean simplify the quotient?

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

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Try and factor $$3x^2 +8x3$$

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

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right, but what is the other one, it can't be 1, because of the +8x, right?

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dw:1361194787209:dw

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(x+3) (3x1)?

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(x+3) (3x1)=3x^2+9x1x3=3x^2+8x3

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so the quotient is (3x1), right?

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Yes.

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Thanks!