homework help
Since the divisor p+8 is linear, you can use synthetic division.
-8 | 1 4 -26
........-8 32
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.....1 -4 | 6
Answer: (p^2 + 4p - 26)/(p + 8) = (p-4) + 6/(p+8)
homework help
Since the divisor p+8 is linear, you can use synthetic division.
-8 | 1 4 -26
........-8 32
-----------------------
.....1 -4 | 6
Answer: (p^2 + 4p - 26)/(p + 8) = (p-4) + 6/(p+8)
(P^{2}+4P-26) / (P+8) Original equation
P-4, remainer 6
I can't show my work for polynomial long dividion due to the restrictions of this forum but here's a link to a step-by-step explanation: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/polydiv2.htm