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Christos
 2 years ago
Can you teach me how to do long division?
Christos
 2 years ago
Can you teach me how to do long division?

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Luigi0210
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Any specific examples..?

smokeydabear
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can teach you my more kidfriendly approach to long division, if that's okay with you.

smokeydabear
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh that sort of long division... Yeah I always forget that. Luigi, I summon thee!

Luigi0210
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What are you dividing it by?

Luigi0210
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There's an easier way. Have you learned synthetic division?

Christos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No can you teach me please

Luigi0210
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Synthetic division is like upside down division. So for the problem \[\frac{ 2x^33x^236x+5 }{ x5 }\] It would look like this: dw:1368504397441:dw

Christos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the result is 2x^3+7x1 ?

Christos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you explain to me how you got those numbers at your image

Christos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0These ones http://screencast.com/t/lqjFKcJA

Luigi0210
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1For synthetic division first what you do is solve for x: x5=0 x=5  Now just take the coefficients of the equation and plug them in. When it is set up you then drop the first number, like in the example we dropped the 2. Next we would multiply it by 5 and add it to the next coefficient and then repeat. So 5*2 is 10. and 3+10 is 7.and 7*5 is 35. 35+36 which is 1. and 1*5 is 5 and so on

Luigi0210
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Synthetic division only works with linear equations.

Christos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do you mean by "linear" ?

Luigi0210
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Like you can't use this method if you're dividing by like x^2 and beyond. It only works with x+5, x2, 5x+9, etc.
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