# Factor polynomial

Simplify the following expression (avoid negative exponents in the final answer):

See Lecture 1 and Lecture 5 for an optional procedure

*see attached for equations*

Simplify the following expression (avoid negative exponents in the final answer):

See Lecture 1 and Lecture 5 for an optional procedure. *see attached for equations*

Simplify the following expression (avoid radicals in the denominator in the final answer):

See Lecture 1 and Lecture 5 for an optional procedure.*see attached for equations*

Factor completely: *see attached for equations*

? Find the quotient by long division using as the divisor

? Find the other two linear factors (do not use long division)

? Express the original polynomial as a product of its factors

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#### Solution Summary

This shows how to factor a polynomial using long division.