# Algebra 1 : How to divide trinomials

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Simplifying Expressions

Divide:

Explanation:

Factor the numerator and denominator:

Cancel the factors that appear in both the numerator and the denominator:

### Example Question #2 : How To Divide Trinomials

Divide the following trinomials:

Explanation:

In order to divide, we must first factor both trinomials on the numerator and denominator.

Notice that we now have common terms in the numerator and denominator that can be divided and cancelled.

Cancel the  terms in the numerator and denominator.

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Trinomials

Divide the trinomials:

Explanation:

In order to simplify this, we will need to factorize the numerator and denominator.

Then, .

Simplify the common terms in the numerator and denominator.

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Trinomials

Divide the trinomials: