Polynomial Long Division Lesson

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In this section, we review polynomial long division. We begin with the easiest scenario, which is the division of a polynomial by a
monomial. For this type of situation, we simply write the polynomial division in fraction form. We then divide each term of the
numerator or dividend by the monomial or divisor. When we divide a polynomial by a non-monomial, the process is more tedious.
We want to write each polynomial in standard form. If we are missing any powers, we use 0 as a place holder. Once this is done,
we setup our long division. Our dividend goes under the long division symbol and our divisor to the left. We begin by dividing
the leading term of the dividend by the leading term of the divisor. From that point, we write our answer above the long division
symbol according to place value. We then follow the steps of: multiplication, subtraction, bring down, repeat or remainder.
Once there are no more terms from the dividend to bring down, we are finished. If we have a remainder, we report our answer by
placing the remainder over the divisor and adding it to the quotient.

Polynomial Long Division Resources:

Videos:

Patrick JMT - YouTube - Video
Khan Academy - Video
Virtual Nerd - Video
Text Lessons:

MESACC EDU - Text Lesson
Purple Math - Text Lesson
Chili Math - Text Lesson
Worksheets:

MESACC EDU - Worksheet
Kuta - Worksheet
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