Note that (Pretty obvious but useful.) Now why did I do this? 'cause you can replace it in the numerator and split the original ratio into two fractions.
Well, I took a quiz earlier this week, and I didn't do so hot on it (59). One of the questions I missed was a partial fraction question. Under normal circumstances I wouldn't be on here asking about it, but we have a problem similar to the one seen on the quiz (which I will show you in a moment) on the practice test, and there's a chance it could be on the test this coming Friday.
Obviously this fraction is improper, so I divided it out to get
I got stuck after this point. When I reviewed it after I turned in the quiz. cancels out, leaving 1 + 1, which equals two. I'm thinking this is wrong, but this is how my thinking went about it, at least on the quiz.
Just now when I looked at it again, I realized it was actually . But I'm still unsure as to how to go about doing it from there.
I appreciate any and all help given to this problem.