From a student: I have a question that continues to lead me to the answer x/(x - 1) but according to my math book, the answer should be 1/(x - 1).
Who is right? Who is wrong?
Here is the question:
(x^2 - 6x - 27)/(x^2 - 11x + 18) DIVIDED by (x^3 + 2x^2 - 3x)/(x^2 - 2x) Answered by Stephen La Rocque.

From Janna: I have two questions involving dividing polynomials by polynomials.

Here's the first one:

Two factors of 12a^{4} -39a^{2} + 8a - 8a^{3} + 12 are a - 2 and 2a + 1. Find the other factors. The other question I'm stuck on is: When 10x^{3} + mx^{2} - x + 10 is divided by 5x-3, the quotient is 2x^{2} + nx - 2 and the remainder is 4. Find the values of m and n. Answered by Penny Nom.

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