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    Can someone please help me simplify this?





    \frac{1-t}{(t-1)^2}






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    Quote Originally Posted by Coach View Post
    Can someone please help me simplify this?





    \frac{1-t}{(t-1)^2}






    Thank you!
    The trick to remember is that
    1 - t = -1(-1 + t) = -(t - 1)

    So
    \frac{1 - t}{(t - 1)^2} = \frac{-(t - 1)}{(t - 1)^2} = -\frac{1}{t - 1}

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