havin trouble solving this partial fraction:

i think i can break it up into:

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- November 16th 2006, 05:49 PMChadly724Partial Fraction
havin trouble solving this partial fraction:

i think i can break it up into:

- November 16th 2006, 05:51 PMQuick
- November 16th 2006, 06:13 PMChadly724correction
sorry there should be partheses around the entire bottom function

- November 16th 2006, 07:00 PMThePerfectHacker
- November 16th 2006, 10:37 PMCaptainBlack
Do you want to break this up into partial fractions or just transform into a

standard form of LT that can be inverted by table look-up?

My table of LT's has:

which should take case of your last form.

However we can do the same thing with partial fractions if you will:

(please check the arithmetic)

RonL - November 17th 2006, 08:37 AMSoroban
Hello, Chadly724!

Quote:

Havin trouble solving this partial fraction:

i think i can break it up into: . . Yes, you can . . . but why?

Partial Fractions are used when the denominator can be**factored**.

. . Like: . or: .

As Captain Black pointed out, it can be factored: .

. . but I doubt that you want to introduce complex numbers.

If this is an integration problem:

. .

- November 17th 2006, 08:43 AMCaptainBlack