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    How would do:

    (x^2 - x - 1) / x + 1

    What is the answer and the remainder?
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    Use the long division method, I only learnt it myself so I can't explain too well.
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    (Original post by AmmarTa)
    Use the long division method, I only learnt it myself so I can't explain too well.
    Yes, it gets very confusing me as I learnt two methods and keep getting confused between them. Thanks!
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    (Original post by badmathkid)
    Yes, it gets very confusing me as I learnt two methods and keep getting confused between them. Thanks!
    As a rule of thumb, use long division if they ask for a remainder or of the factor doesn't work with the Factor theorum. Else just use coefficient comparison.
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    (Original post by AmmarTa)
    As a rule of thumb, use long division if they ask for a remainder or of the factor doesn't work with the Factor theorum. Else just use coefficient comparison.
    I'll try that out! Thanks again.
 
 
 
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