# What is the formula for long division?

## What is the formula for long division?

Here’s a trick to mastering long division. Use the acronym DMSB, which stands for: D = Divide. M = Multiply. S = Subtract. B = Bring down. This sequence of letters can be hard to remember, so think of the acronym in the context of a family: Dad, Mother, Sister, Brother.

## What are the rules for dividing polynomials?

To divide two polynomials, here are the procedures: Arrange both the divisor and dividend in descending order of their degrees. Divide the 1 st term of the dividend by the 1 st term of the divisor to obtain the 1 st term of the quotient. Find the product of all the terms of the divisor and the 1 st term quotient and subtract the dividend’s answer.

**How do you divide two polynomials?**

There are two ways to divide polynomials. One is to write the division in rational form, factor the polynomials, and then cancel out any common factors: Divide x 2 + 9x + 14 by x + 7. Another option for dividing polynomials is to apply the process of long division.

**How do you divide by polynomial?**

Sometimes it is easy to divide a polynomial by splitting it at the “+” and “−” signs, like this (press play): When the polynomial was split into two parts we still had to keep the “/3” under each one. Then the highlighted parts were “reduced” ( 6/ 3 = 2 and 3/ 3 = 1) to leave the answer of 2x-1. Here is another, slightly more complicated, example:

### What is the easiest way to divide numbers?

the answer is the same as the dividend.

### What is long division process?

long division. n. A process of division in arithmetic, usually used when the divisor is a large number, in which each step of the division is written out.

**How do you calculate division?**

A person can calculate division with an abacus by repeatedly placing the dividend on the abacus, and then subtracting the divisor the offset of each digit in the result, counting the number of divisions possible at each offset.