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 Question 103453This question is from textbook Beginning Algebra : I have started working on this problem, but am not sure if I did it right. Can you help me? ________X___+_7________ x+5)x^2 - 2x -35 x^2 +5 _________ -7x -35 -7x -35 __________ 0 This question is from textbook Beginning Algebra Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!One little mistake here: The quotient should be: x - 7 you showed it that way underneath. : You know you can always check your answer this way: : FOIL the divisor and quotient: (x+5)(x-7) = x^2 - 7x + 5x - 35 which is x^2 -2x - 35