# How do you simplify #(2x^3-14x+2 )/(x+3)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 21, 2015

#### Answer:

I agree with Jim that the expression maybe should have been

but let's see what happens with the one given...

#### Explanation:

This doesn't really tell you much more than the original expression, and is not noticeably simpler.

It would be helpful if that

which is what would happen if the numerator were