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5 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Long division with decimals 2017-06-16 From Kenneth:Hello: Why is it recommended to move the decimal from a divisor when dividing so that the divisor is a whole number? I know how to divide by moving the decimal from the divisor, but I cannot explain the reason. I thank you for your reply.Answered by Penny Nom.     Long division 2012-06-07 From Emily:Simplify the expression using long division (9x^2-41x-6)/(x-4)Answered by Penny Nom.     Explaining the factoring for the difference of cubes 2008-01-16 From Bill:A student asked me where did the "difference of cubes" and "sum of cubes" come from. I did not have an answer for her. She is very bright and understands how they work but wanted to know where they derived from. Any help you can offer would be great. ThanksAnswered by Stephen La Rocque.     Simplifying a quartic rational expression using long division 2007-06-14 From Megan:x+2/12x^4+17x^3+0x^2+8x-40=Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.     Some algebra 2002-05-11 From A student: /x - 2 ^4/x = 8 / = square root sign ^ = 4th root of x also, dividing 2x3 -3 -6x __________ 4 + 2x the 2x3 is 2x to the third Answered by Penny Nom.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français