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I need to determine the quotient, \(Q\), using synthetic division:

 

\({h^3+2h^2-3h+9 \over h + 3}\)

 

Here's my work:

 

I got \(Q(h) = {h^2 + 5h +12}\) when the textbook has an answer of \(Q(h) = {h^2-h}\).

 

What did I do wrong?

 Nov 13, 2018
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That  '3'   right past the    e)   should be    - 3

 Nov 13, 2018

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