Quandaries and Queries 

How do we divide the following polynomials? (x^{3} + x^{2}  x + 2) / (x + 2) Hi Efrat,
Set it up as you would to divide integers. x times x^{2} is x^{3}, hence the quotient starts with x^{2}. Multiplt x + 2 by x^{2} to get Subtract and bring down the x. Can you see what to do next? Penny 

