# Polynomial division 2

1. May 15, 2013

### eddievic

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Show by polynomial division that

$$\frac{x^3-3x^2+12x-5}{x-2}=(x^2-x+10)+\frac{15}{x-2}$$

3. The attempt at a solution

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2. May 15, 2013

### SteamKing

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In the attachment, you wrote the divisor as 'x' instead of 'x - 2' in the first line, which is incorrect.

3. May 15, 2013

### eddievic

so other than that my working is ok?

4. May 15, 2013

### SteamKing

Staff Emeritus
You can always check your work by multiplying the quotient by the divisor and adding any remainder, to see if you obtain the original dividend.

5. May 15, 2013

### eddievic

ah right that's what I have done on the bottom of the worksheets thanks :)