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# RD Sharma solutions for Class 8 Maths chapter 8 - Division of Algebraic Expressions [Latest edition]

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#### Chapters ## Chapter 8: Division of Algebraic Expressions

Ex. 8.1Ex. 8.2Ex. 8.3Ex. 8.4Ex. 8.5Ex. 8.6

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

Ex. 8.1 | Q 1.1 | Page 2

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.
2x2 + 5x2 − 7

Ex. 8.1 | Q 1.2 | Page 2

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.
5x2 − 3x + 2

Ex. 8.1 | Q 1.3 | Page 2

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.
2x + x2 − 8

Ex. 8.1 | Q 1.4 | Page 2

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

$\frac{1}{2} y^7 - 12 y^6 + 48 y^5 - 10$
Ex. 8.1 | Q 1.5 | Page 2

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

3x3 + 1
Ex. 8.1 | Q 1.6 | Page 2

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

5
Ex. 8.1 | Q 1.7 | Page 2

Write the degree of each of the following polynomials.

20x3 + 12x2y2 − 10y2 + 20
Ex. 8.1 | Q 2.1 | Page 2

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

x2 + 2x−2

Ex. 8.1 | Q 2.2 | Page 2

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

$\sqrt{ax} + x^2 - x^3$
Ex. 8.1 | Q 2.3 | Page 2

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

3y3 −$\sqrt{5}y$
Ex. 8.1 | Q 2.4 | Page 2

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

ax1/2 + ax + 9x2 + 4
Ex. 8.1 | Q 2.5 | Page 2

Which of the following expressions are not polynomials?

3x−2 + 2x−1 + 4x +5
Ex. 8.1 | Q 3.1 | Page 2

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

x2 + 3 + 6x + 5x4

Ex. 8.1 | Q 3.2 | Page 2

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

a2 + 4 + 5a6

Ex. 8.1 | Q 3.3 | Page 2

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

(x3 − 1)(x3 − 4)

Ex. 8.1 | Q 3.4 | Page 2

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

(y3 − 2)(y3 + 11)

Ex. 8.1 | Q 3.5 | Page 2

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

$\left( a^3 - \frac{3}{8} \right)\left( a^3 + \frac{16}{17} \right)$
Ex. 8.1 | Q 3.6 | Page 2

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

$\left( a + \frac{3}{4} \right)\left( a + \frac{4}{3} \right)$

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

Ex. 8.2 | Q 1 | Page 4

Divide 6x3y2z2 by 3x2yz.

Ex. 8.2 | Q 2 | Page 4

Divide 15m2n3 by 5m2n2.

Ex. 8.2 | Q 3 | Page 4

Divide 24a3b3 by −8ab.

Ex. 8.2 | Q 4 | Page 4

Divide −21abc2 by 7abc.

Ex. 8.2 | Q 5 | Page 4

Divide 72xyz2 by −9xz.

Ex. 8.2 | Q 6 | Page 4

Divide −72a4b5c8 by −9a2b2c3.

Ex. 8.2 | Q 7 | Page 4

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

Ex. 8.2 | Q 8 | Page 4

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]

Ex. 8.3 | Q 1 | Page 6

Divide x + 2x2 + 3x4 − x5 by 2x.

Ex. 8.3 | Q 2 | Page 6

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

Ex. 8.3 | Q 3 | Page 6

Divide −4a3 + 4a2 + a by 2a.

Ex. 8.3 | Q 4 | Page 6

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

Ex. 8.3 | Q 5 | Page 6

Divide 5z3 − 6z2 + 7z by 2z.

Ex. 8.3 | Q 6 | Page 6

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]

Ex. 8.4 | Q 1 | Page 11

Divide 5x3 − 15x2 + 25x by 5x.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 2 | Page 11

Divide 4z3 + 6z2 − z by −$\frac{1}{2}$

Ex. 8.4 | Q 3 | Page 11

Divide 9x2y − 6xy + 12xy2 by −$\frac{3}{2}$

Ex. 8.4 | Q 4 | Page 11

Divide 3x3y2 + 2x2y + 15xy by 3xy.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 5 | Page 11

Divide x2 + 7x + 12 by x + 4.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 6 | Page 11

Divide 4y2 + 3y +$\frac{1}{2}$ by 2y + 1.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 7 | Page 11

Divide 3x3 + 4x2 + 5x + 18 by x + 2.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 8 | Page 11

Divide 14x2 − 53x + 45 by 7x − 9.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 9 | Page 11

Divide −21 + 71x − 31x2 − 24x3 by 3 − 8x.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 10 | Page 11

Divide 3y4 − 3y3 − 4y2 − 4y by y2 − 2y.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 11 | Page 11

Divide 2y5 + 10y4 + 6y3 + y2 + 5y + 3 by 2y3 + 1.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 12 | Page 11

Divide x4 − 2x3 + 2x2 + x + 4 by x2 + x + 1.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 13 | Page 11

Divide m3 − 14m2 + 37m − 26 by m2 − 12m +13.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 14 | Page 11

Divide x4 + x2 + 1 by x2 + x + 1.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 15 | Page 11

Divide x5 + x4 + x3 + x2 + x + 1 by x3 + 1.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 16 | Page 11

Divide 14x3 − 5x2 + 9x − 1 by 2x − 1 and find the quotient and remainder

Ex. 8.4 | Q 17 | Page 11

Divide 6x3 − x2 − 10x − 3 by 2x − 3 and find the quotient and remainder.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 18 | Page 11

Divide 6x3 + 11x2 − 39x − 65 by 3x2 + 13x + 13 and find the quotient and remainder.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 19 | Page 12

Divide 30x4 + 11x3 − 82x2 − 12x + 48 by 3x2 + 2x − 4 and find the quotient and remainder.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 20 | Page 12

Divide 9x4 − 4x2 + 4 by 3x2 − 4x + 2 and find the quotient and remainder.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 21.1 | Page 12

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

 Dividend Divisor 14x2 + 13x − 15 7x − 4
Ex. 8.4 | Q 21.2 | Page 12

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

 Dividend Divisor 15z3 − 20z2 + 13z − 12 3z − 6
Ex. 8.4 | Q 21.3 | Page 12

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

 Dividend Divisor 6y5 − 28y3 + 3y2 + 30y − 9 2y2 − 6
Ex. 8.4 | Q 21.4 | Page 12

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

 Dividend Divisor 34x − 22x3 − 12x4 − 10x2 − 75 3x + 7
Ex. 8.4 | Q 21.5 | Page 12

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

 Dividend Divisor 15y4 − 16y3 + 9y2 −$\frac{10}{3}$ y+6 3y − 2
Ex. 8.4 | Q 21.6 | Page 12

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

 Dividend Divisor 4y3 + 8y + 8y2 + 7 2y2 − y + 1
Ex. 8.4 | Q 21.7 | Page 12

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

 Dividend Divisor 6y5 + 4y4 + 4y3 + 7y2 + 27y + 6 2y3 + 1
Ex. 8.4 | Q 22 | Page 12

Divide 15y4 + 16y3 +$\frac{10}{3}$y − 9y2 − 6 by 3y − 2. Write down the coefficients of the terms in the quotient.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 23.1 | Page 12

Using division of polynomials, state whether

x + 6 is a factor of  x2 − x − 42

Ex. 8.4 | Q 23.2 | Page 12

Using division of polynomials, state whether

4x − 1 is a factor of 4x2 − 13x − 12

Ex. 8.4 | Q 23.3 | Page 12

Using division of polynomials, state whether

2y − 5 is a factor of 4y4 − 10y3 − 10y2 + 30y − 15

Ex. 8.4 | Q 23.4 | Page 12

Using division of polynomials, state whether

3y2 + 5 is a factor of 6y5 + 15y4 + 16y3 + 4y2 + 10y − 35

Ex. 8.4 | Q 23.5 | Page 12

Using division of polynomials, state whether

z2 + 3 is a factor of z5 − 9z

Ex. 8.4 | Q 23.6 | Page 12

Using division of polynomials, state whether

2x2 − x + 3 is a factor of 6x5 − x4 + 4x3 − 5x2 − x − 15

Ex. 8.4 | Q 24 | Page 12

Find the value of a, if x + 2 is a factor of 4x4 + 2x3 − 3x2 + 8x + 5a.

Ex. 8.4 | Q 25 | Page 12

What must be added to x4 + 2x3 − 2x2 + x − 1 , so that the resulting polynomial is exactly divisible by x2 + 2x − 3?

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

Ex. 8.5 | Q 1.1 | Page 15

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

3x2 + 4x + 5, x − 2

Ex. 8.5 | Q 1.2 | Page 15

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

10x2 − 7x + 8, 5x − 3

Ex. 8.5 | Q 1.3 | Page 15

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

5y3 − 6y2 + 6y − 1, 5y − 1

Ex. 8.5 | Q 1.4 | Page 15

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

x4 − x3 + 5xx − 1

Ex. 8.5 | Q 1.5 | Page 15

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

y4 + y2y2 − 2

Ex. 8.5 | Q 2.1 | Page 15

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

x + 1, 2x2 + 5x + 4

Ex. 8.5 | Q 2.2 | Page 15

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

y − 2, 3y3 + 5y2 + 5y + 2

Ex. 8.5 | Q 2.3 | Page 15

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

4x2 − 5, 4x4 + 7x2 + 15

Ex. 8.5 | Q 2.4 | Page 15

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

4 − z, 3z2 − 13z + 4

Ex. 8.5 | Q 2.5 | Page 15

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

2a − 3, 10a2 − 9a − 5

Ex. 8.5 | Q 2.6 | Page 15

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

4y + 1, 8y2 − 2y + 1

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

Ex. 8.6 | Q 1 | Page 17

Divide:
x2 − 5x + 6 by x − 3

Ex. 8.6 | Q 2 | Page 17

Divide:
ax2 − ay2 by ax + ay

Ex. 8.6 | Q 3 | Page 17

Divide:
x4 − y4 by x2 − y2

Ex. 8.6 | Q 4 | Page 17

Divide:
acx2 + (bc + ad)x + bd by (ax + b)

Ex. 8.6 | Q 5 | Page 17

Divide:

(a2 + 2ab + b2) − (a2 + 2ac + c2) by 2a + b + c

Ex. 8.6 | Q 6 | Page 17

Divide:

$\frac{1}{4} x^2 - \frac{1}{2}x - 12 by \frac{1}{2}x - 4$

## Chapter 8: Division of Algebraic Expressions

Ex. 8.1Ex. 8.2Ex. 8.3Ex. 8.4Ex. 8.5Ex. 8.6 ## RD Sharma solutions for Class 8 Maths chapter 8 - Division of Algebraic Expressions

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