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Short Division of Polynomials

by Li Zhou (Polk Community College FL)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 2009

Subject classification(s): Discrete Mathematics | Algorithms | Calculus | Single Variable Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 1.3 High School Elementary Algebra | 2.1 College Algebra | 3.0 Calculus | 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

Synthetic division is generalized from linear divisors to general polynomial divisors.

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