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    Partial Fraction Decomposition

    I know you gotta divide first because this is improper, but anyone know how to do tyhis?

    x^2+5x / x^2+x+9
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    \frac{x^2+5x}{x^2+x+9}=\frac{(x^2+x+9)+(4x-9)}{x^2+x+9}=1+\frac{4x-9}{x^2+x+9}
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    Quote Originally Posted by robdarftw View Post
    I know you gotta divide first because this is improper, but anyone know how to do tyhis?
    To learn how to do the division, try here.

    Note: Since the denominator is not factorable, you do not need to do the partial-fraction decomposition.
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