**Dividing by a Monomial**

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To divide a polynomial by a monomial, divide each term in the polynomial by the monomial, and then write each quotient in lowest terms.

Example

Divide each term by 3.

= Write in lowest terms.

Check this answer by multiplying it by the divisor, 3. You should get as the result.

3( ) =

Divisor * Quotient = Original polynomial