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    Question Math Help Please!

    I'm blanking here on one of the most simplest math question...

    How does (x^2)/(x^2+1) simplifies to x - (1/x^2+1)?

    Help please...?
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    Quote Originally Posted by juicysharpie View Post
    I'm blanking here on one of the most simplest math question...

    How does (x^2)/(x^2+1) simplifies to x - (1/x^2+1)?

    Help please...?
    It doesn't.

    \frac{x^2}{x^2 + 1} = \frac{(x^2 + 1) - 1}{x^2 + 1} = \frac{x^2 + 1}{x^2 + 1} - \frac{1}{x^2 + 1} = 1 - \frac{1}{x^2 + 1}.
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    oh...no wonder it didn't make sense. that's for clarifying!
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