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    Mathematics - Algebra [Dividing a polynomial by a binomial]

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    How is dividing a polynomial by a binomial similar to or different from the long division you learned in elementary school? Can understanding how to do one kind of division help you with understanding the other kind? What are some examples from real life in which you might use polynomial division?

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    Dividing a polynomial by a binomial is similar to long division in the sense that it can be performed like long division. It is

    different from long division in the sense that only the coefficients ...

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