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# Partial Fractions and Dividing Quadratics watch

how would I split the following into partial fractions or even how would I divide the two quadratics?

(x^2 + 6x + 7) / (x^2 + 5x + 6)

Thank you
2. try writing x^2+6x+7 as x^2+5x+6 + {something else) then you have

[x^2+5x+6+{something else}]/x^2+5x+6
3. (Original post by J00100)
how would I split the following into partial fractions or even how would I divide the two quadratics?

(x^2 + 6x + 7) / (x^2 + 5x + 6)

Thank you
Note that and then use the fact that . One of those fractions will simplify to 1.
4. (Original post by Farhan.Hanif93)
Note that and then use the fact that . One of those fractions will simplify to 1.
Thanks both of you!! Helped lots
5. There needs to be a sticky thread on how to solve partial equations. I see a million random partial fraction questions every day on here. Do your A-Level teachers teach everything in the syllabus EXCEPT partial fractions?

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