# How do find the quotient of # (6x + 9) div (2x + 3)#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 28, 2015

3

#### Explanation:

There are two methods that I know of.

One from the old school is to conduct long division. As far as I can ascertain this site's formatting capabilities would make that hard to present.

The other is to factorise and see if we can cancel out.

Lets try the latter:

Write as:

But

Substitute giving:

but

leaving just 3 as the answer