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Dividing with exponents?

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You set it up like you would long division:

5x6 | 30x7+36x6+35x5

30x7 / 5x6 = 6x

36x6 / 5x6 = 7 with remainder x6 so add that to next term

x6 / 5x6 = 1/5

35x5 / 5x6 = 7/x

So you'd get: 6x + 7 + 1/5 + 7/x

Multiply that by 5x6 and you'll get te original polynomial.