# Divide and check. (answer)

So, in (x^8 + x^2)/x, we could say that the x in the denominator is in actuality, x^1 (the 1 is usually not written for simplicity sake). Since we know that, we could rewrite the equation as: [(x^8)/x^1 +(x^2)/x^1]. Even though this may look weird, it's actually super easy form here....