# SOLUTION: divide: 3x^3-5 by x-1

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 Question 123522: divide: 3x^3-5 by x-1Answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! divide: 3x³ - 5 by x-1 ``` This is a problem in either long division or synthetic division, depending on which you are studying. Write 3x³ - 5 as 3x³ + 0x² + 0x - 5 By long division: 3x² + 3x + 3 x - 1)3x³ + 0x² + 0x - 5 3x³ - 3x² 3x² + 0x 3x² - 3x 3x - 5 3x - 3 -2 So using the formula: or Do you understand the steps in long division? If not post again, asking to list the steps. By synthetic division: 1 | 3 0 0 -5 | 3 3 3 3 3 3 -2 Which is interpreted as Do you understand the steps in synthetic division, if that is what you are studying? If not post again asking to go through the steps. Edwin```