#### Chapters

Chapter 2: Powers

Chapter 3: Squares and Square Roots

Chapter 4: Cubes and Cube Roots

Chapter 5: Playing with Numbers

Chapter 6: Algebraic Expressions and Identities

Chapter 7: Factorization

Chapter 8: Division of Algebraic Expressions

Chapter 9: Linear Equation in One Variable

Chapter 10: Direct and Inverse Variations

Chapter 11: Time and Work

Chapter 12: Percentage

Chapter 13: Proft, Loss, Discount and Value Added Tax (VAT)

Chapter 14: Compound Interest

Chapter 15: Understanding Shapes-I (Polygons)

Chapter 16: Understanding Shapes-II (Quadrilaterals)

Chapter 17: Understanding Shapes-III (Special Types of Quadrilaterals)

Chapter 18: Practical Geometry (Constructions)

Chapter 19: Visualising Shapes

Chapter 20: Mensuration - I (Area of a Trapezium and a Polygon)

Chapter 21: Mensuration - II (Volumes and Surface Areas of a Cuboid and a Cube)

Chapter 22: Mensuration - III (Surface Area and Volume of a Right Circular Cylinder)

Chapter 23: Data Handling-I (Classification and Tabulation of Data)

Chapter 24: Data Handling-II (Graphical Representation of Data as Histograms)

Chapter 25: Data Handling-III (Pictorial Representation of Data as Pie Charts or Circle Graphs)

Chapter 26: Data Handling-IV (Probability)

Chapter 27: Introduction to Graphs

## Chapter 8: Division of Algebraic Expressions

#### RD Sharma solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Division of Algebraic Expressions Exercise 8.1 [Page 2]

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

2*x*^{2} + 5*x*^{2} − 7

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

5*x*^{2} − 3*x* + 2

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

2*x* + *x*^{2} − 8

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

*x*

^{3}+ 1

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

*x*

^{3}+ 12

*x*

^{2}

*y*

^{2}− 10

*y*

^{2}+ 20

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

*x*^{2} + 2*x*^{−2}

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

*y*

^{3}−\[\sqrt{5}y\]

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

*ax*

^{1/2}+ a

*x*+ 9

*x*

^{2}+ 4

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

*x*

^{−2}+ 2

*x*

^{−1}+ 4

*x*+5

Write each of the following polynomials in the standard form. Also, write their degree.

*x*^{2} + 3 + 6*x* + 5*x*^{4}

Write each of the following polynomials in the standard form. Also, write their degree.

* **a*^{2} + 4 + 5*a*^{6}

Write each of the following polynomials in the standard form. Also, write their degree.

(*x*^{3} − 1)(*x*^{3} − 4)

Write each of the following polynomials in the standard form. Also, write their degree.

(*y*^{3}^{ }− 2)(*y*^{3}^{ }+ 11)

Write each of the following polynomials in the standard form. Also, write their degree.

Write each of the following polynomials in the standard form. Also, write their degree.

#### RD Sharma solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Division of Algebraic Expressions Exercise 8.2 [Page 4]

Divide 6*x*^{3}*y*^{2}*z*^{2} by 3*x*^{2}*yz*.

Divide 15*m*^{2}*n*^{3} by 5*m*^{2}*n*^{2}.

Divide 24*a*^{3}*b*^{3} by −8ab.

Divide −21*abc*^{2} by 7*abc*.

Divide 72*xyz*^{2} by −9*xz*.

Divide −72*a*^{4}*b*^{5}*c*^{8} by −9*a*^{2}*b*^{2}*c*^{3}.

Simplify:\[\frac{16 m^3 y^2}{4 m^2 y}\]

Simplify:\[\frac{32 m^2 n^3 p^2}{4mnp}\]

#### RD Sharma solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Division of Algebraic Expressions Exercise 8.3 [Page 6]

Divide *x* + 2*x*^{2} + 3*x*^{4} − *x*^{5} by 2*x*.

Divide \[y^4 - 3 y^3 + \frac{1}{2} y^2 by 3y\]

Divide −4*a*^{3} + 4*a*^{2} + *a* by 2*a**.*

Divide\[- x^6 + 2 x^4 + 4 x^3 + 2 x^2\ \text{by} \sqrt{2} x^2\]

Divide 5*z*^{3} − 6*z*^{2} + 7*z* by 2*z*.

Divide\[\sqrt{3} a^4 + 2\sqrt{3} a^3 + 3 a^2 - 6a\ \text{by}\ 3a\]

#### RD Sharma solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Division of Algebraic Expressions Exercise 8.4 [Pages 11 - 12]

Divide 5*x*^{3} − 15*x*^{2} + 25*x* by 5*x**.*

Divide 4*z*^{3} + 6*z*^{2} − *z* by −\[\frac{1}{2}\]

Divide 9*x*^{2}*y* − 6*xy* + 12*xy*^{2} by −\[\frac{3}{2}\]

Divide 3*x*^{3}*y*^{2} + 2*x*^{2}*y* + 15*xy* by 3*xy**.*

Divide *x*^{2} + 7*x* + 12 by *x* + 4.

Divide 4*y*^{2} + 3*y* +\[\frac{1}{2}\] by 2*y* + 1.

Divide 3*x*^{3} + 4*x*^{2} + 5*x* + 18 by *x* + 2.

Divide 14*x*^{2} − 53*x* + 45 by 7*x* − 9.

Divide −21 + 71*x* − 31*x*^{2} − 24*x*^{3} by 3 − 8*x**.*

Divide 3*y*^{4} − 3y^{3} − 4*y*^{2} − 4*y* by *y*^{2} − 2*y**.*

Divide 2*y*^{5} + 10*y*^{4} + 6*y*^{3} + *y*^{2} + 5*y* + 3 by 2*y*^{3} + 1.

Divide *x*^{4} − 2*x*^{3} + 2*x*^{2} + *x* + 4 by *x*^{2} +* x* + 1.

Divide *m*^{3} − 14*m*^{2} + 37*m* − 26 by *m*^{2} − 12*m* +13.

Divide *x*^{4} + *x*^{2} + 1 by *x*^{2} + *x* + 1.

Divide *x*^{5} + *x*^{4} + *x*^{3} + *x*^{2} + *x* + 1 by *x*^{3} + 1.

Divide 14*x*^{3} − 5*x*^{2} + 9*x* − 1 by 2*x* − 1 and find the quotient and remainder

Divide 6*x*^{3} − *x*^{2} − 10*x* − 3 by 2*x* − 3 and find the quotient and remainder.

Divide 6*x*^{3}^{ }+ 11*x*^{2} − 39*x* − 65 by 3*x*^{2} + 13*x* + 13 and find the quotient and remainder.

Divide 30*x*^{4} + 11*x*^{3} − 82*x*^{2} − 12*x* + 48 by 3*x*^{2} + 2*x* − 4 and find the quotient and remainder.

Divide 9*x*^{4} − 4*x*^{2} + 4 by 3*x*^{2} − 4*x* + 2 and find the quotient and remainder.

Verify the division algorithm i.e. Dividend = Divisor × Quotient + Remainder, in each of the following. Also, write the quotient and remainder.

Dividend | Divisor |

14x^{2} + 13x − 15 |
7x − 4 |

Verify the division algorithm i.e. Dividend = Divisor × Quotient + Remainder, in each of the following. Also, write the quotient and remainder.

Dividend | Divisor |

15z^{3} − 20z^{2} + 13z − 12 |
3z − 6 |

Verify the division algorithm i.e. Dividend = Divisor × Quotient + Remainder, in each of the following. Also, write the quotient and remainder.

Dividend | Divisor |

6y^{5} − 28y^{3} + 3y^{2} + 30y − 9 |
2y^{2} − 6 |

Dividend | Divisor |

34x − 22x^{3} − 12x^{4} − 10x^{2} − 75 |
3x + 7 |

Dividend | Divisor |

15y^{4} − 16y^{3} + 9y2 −\[\frac{10}{3}\] y+6 |
3y − 2 |

Dividend | Divisor |

4y^{3} + 8y + 8y^{2} + 7 |
2y^{2} − y + 1 |

Dividend | Divisor |

6y^{5} + 4y^{4} + 4y^{3} + 7y^{2} + 27y + 6 |
2y^{3} + 1 |

Divide 15*y*^{4} + 16*y*^{3} +\[\frac{10}{3}\]*y* − 9*y*^{2} − 6 by 3*y* − 2. Write down the coefficients of the terms in the quotient.

Using division of polynomials, state whether

*x* + 6 is a factor of *x*^{2} − *x* − 42

Using division of polynomials, state whether

4*x* − 1 is a factor of 4*x*^{2} − 13*x* − 12

Using division of polynomials, state whether

2*y* − 5 is a factor of 4*y*^{4} − 10*y*^{3} − 10*y*^{2} + 30*y* − 15

Using division of polynomials, state whether

3*y*^{2} + 5 is a factor of 6*y*^{5} + 15*y*^{4} + 16*y*^{3} + 4*y*^{2} + 10*y* − 35

Using division of polynomials, state whether

*z*^{2}^{ }+ 3 is a factor of *z*^{5} − 9*z*

Using division of polynomials, state whether

2*x*^{2} − *x* + 3 is a factor of 6*x*^{5} − *x*^{4} + 4*x*^{3} − 5*x*^{2} − *x* − 15

Find the value of *a*, if *x* + 2 is a factor of 4*x*^{4} + 2*x*^{3} − 3*x*^{2} + 8*x* + 5*a*.

What must be added to *x*^{4} + 2*x*^{3} − 2*x*^{2} + *x* − 1 , so that the resulting polynomial is exactly divisible by *x*^{2}^{ }+ 2x − 3?

#### RD Sharma solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Division of Algebraic Expressions Exercise 8.5 [Page 15]

Divide the first polynomial by the second in each of the following. Also, write the quotient and remainder:

3*x*^{2} + 4*x* + 5, *x* − 2

Divide the first polynomial by the second in each of the following. Also, write the quotient and remainder:

10*x*^{2} − 7*x* + 8, 5*x* − 3

Divide the first polynomial by the second in each of the following. Also, write the quotient and remainder:

5*y*^{3} − 6*y*^{2} + 6*y* − 1, 5*y* − 1

*x*^{4} − *x*^{3} + 5*x*, *x* − 1

*y*^{4} + *y*^{2}, *y*^{2} − 2

Find whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second.

*x* + 1, 2*x*^{2} + 5*x* + 4

Find whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second.

*y* − 2, 3*y*^{3} + 5*y*^{2} + 5*y* + 2

Find whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second.

4*x*^{2} − 5, 4*x*^{4} + 7*x*^{2} + 15

Find whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second.

4 − *z*, 3*z*^{2} − 13*z* + 4

Find whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second.

2*a* − 3, 10*a*^{2} − 9*a* − 5

Find whether the first polynomial is a factor of the second.

4*y* + 1, 8*y*^{2} − 2*y* + 1

#### RD Sharma solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Division of Algebraic Expressions Exercise 8.6 [Page 17]

*Divide:**x*^{2} − 5*x* + 6 by *x* − 3

*Divide:**ax*^{2} − *ay*^{2} by *ax + ay*

*Divide:**x*^{4} − *y*^{4} by *x*^{2} − *y*^{2}

*Divide:**acx*^{2} + (*bc + ad*)*x + bd* by (*ax + b*)

*Divide:*

(*a*^{2} + 2*ab* + *b*^{2}) − (*a*^{2} + 2*ac* + *c*^{2}) by 2*a* + *b* + *c*

*Divide:*

## Chapter 8: Division of Algebraic Expressions

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