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    sorry meant

    How do you know if a fraction is improper when doing partial fractions C4-please help ;/
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    If denomination < the nominator
    (Original post by games211)
    sorry meant

    How do you know if a fraction is improper when doing partial fractions C4-please help ;/
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    (Original post by naxiv)
    If denomination < the nominator
    but what if there are X's and X^2's present in both
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    I'm not sure about C4 (starting that tomorrow) but in C3, wasn't it that the degree of the numerator was equal to or greater than the degree of the denominator?
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    (Original post by crozibear96)
    I'm not sure about C4 (starting that tomorrow) but in C3, wasn't it that the degree of the numerator was equal to or greater than the degree of the denominator?
    lool yh but what does that mean?
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    (Original post by games211)
    lool yh but what does that mean?
    The degree of something is the power that it's raised too. So, (x - 2) has a lower degree than x^2.

    So, then;

    (x - 2) over x^2 is not improper, but
    x^2 over (x - 2) is improper.

    Hope this helps.
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    If the highest degree power (i.e. 4x^2 < x^3) on the numerator is bigger than the highest degree power in the denominator, then it is an improper fraction.

    So [(3x^5+4x)/(2x^2)] is an improper fraction. Does that help?
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    (Original post by crozibear96)
    The degree of something is the power that it's raised too. So, (x - 2) has a lower degree than x^2.

    So, then;

    (x - 2) over x^2 is not improper, but
    x^2 over (x - 2) is improper.

    Hope this helps.
    ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhh lol *STUPID FACE* ]

    thanks everyone
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    (Original post by games211)
    ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhh lol *STUPID FACE* ]

    thanks everyone
    You're very welcome. Good luck!
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    (Original post by crozibear96)
    You're very welcome. Good luck!
    c3 destroyed me lol
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    (Original post by games211)
    c3 destroyed me lol
    Omg, I don't even know how to feel about c3, lol
 
 
 
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