# SOLUTION: We are dividing polynomials, Just spent an hour on one problem and am still lost the problem is (5x^2-16x) divided by 5x-1

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 Question 519056: We are dividing polynomials, Just spent an hour on one problem and am still lost the problem is (5x^2-16x) divided by 5x-1Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!this is like long division 5x goes into 5x^2 ___ x times x times 5x-1 is ___ 5x^2-x 5x^2-16x minus 5x^2-x is ___ -15x 5x goes into -15x ___ -3 times -3 times 5x-1 is ___ -15x+3 -15x minus -15x+3 is ___ -3 (this is the remainder) so the answer is ___ (x-3) R -3