# What is the quotient: (x^3 - 5x^2 + 3x - 8 ) ÷ (x – 3) ?

#### Answer:

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#### Explanation:

We have that

$\left({x}^{3} - 5 {x}^{2} + 3 x - 8\right) = \left({x}^{2} - 2 x - 3\right) \cdot \left(x - 3\right) - 17$