Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify each term.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Divide by .

Divide by .

To rewrite as a function of , write the equation so that is by itself on one side of the equal sign and an expression involving only is on the other side.

Write as a Function of x p(-2)=x^4-9x^2-4x+12