# How do you divide # (-x3 + 22x2 - 120x) div (x - 12)#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 8, 2015

Factoring allows you to divide easily to get

#### Explanation:

First pull a

This can be factored to get

The first thing i would look for when factoring is to see if what you are dividing by, in this case (x-12), is part of the factored form.

This makes solving very easy because they simply cancel out and you are left with