1 / x² + x + 1 / x² - x I am unsure as to how this is done. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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Originally Posted by stellina_91 1 / x² + x + 1 / x² - x I am unsure as to how this is done. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you. Is it 1 / (x² + x) + 1 / x² - x or (1 / x²) + x + 1 / x² - x? And what do you want to do with it. Integrate? Differentiate? Put under a common denominator? Paint red?
The first one please, I would like to simplify it.
Originally Posted by stellina_91 The first one please, I would like to simplify it. so you should try to put over a common denominator of x(x+1)(x-1): . You can check this by plugging in a value or two of x and seeing that you get the same answer for each expression.
Thanks so much for your help! I understand completely
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