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    partial fraction

    Given the function

    factorize the denominator, Hence express in partial fraction form.


    my question is as the degrees are the same does the denominator need to be divided out first? or is possible to just factorise as below and solve ?

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    Edit: Misunderstood the question, sorry!
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    Quote Originally Posted by decoy808 View Post
    Given the function

    factorize the denominator, Hence express in partial fraction form.


    my question is as the degrees are the same does the denominator need to be divided out first?
    Yes. You can use polynomial long division to basically write the fraction in "mixed" form.

    or is possible to just factorise as below and solve ?

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