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    if u have a partial fraction, say 1/x^2(x-1)
    would u treat it as a fraction with a non reducible quadratic factor in the denominator (x^2) or a fraction with a repeated factor in the denominator (ie. x^2 = x.x) ????
    or does it not mater?!!

    I would think the first. (i.e. (Ax+B)/x^2 + C/(x-1))

    Maybe it doesn't matter, maybe it does. I haven't really thought about it.
    • Thread Starter

    i just did it and it doesnt matter, they both simplify to give the same thing xxx
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