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**mrpace****Member**- Registered: 2012-08-16
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(3x^2 - 2x^3) / (6x^5 - 15x^4 + 10x^3)

I'm getting an answer which doesn't make sense, can someone help please?

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**Alg Num Theory****Member**- Registered: 2017-11-24
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That’s because the degree of the numerator polynomial is less than that of the denominator polynomial. Maybe you want to divide the latter by the former?

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi mrpace,

So what answer are you getting?

Note: x^2 is a common factor of 'top' and 'bottom' and so can be cancelled.

Bob

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