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Decomposed into TWO simpler fractions

  1. Sep 21, 2008 #1
    decomposed into TWO "simpler" fractions

    how would this be decomposed into TWO "simpler" fractions, thanks

    f(x) =


    -10x - 7
    2x2- 17x +21
     
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  3. Sep 21, 2008 #2

    mathman

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    Re: Decomposing

    2x2 - 17x +21 = (2x-3)(x-7)

    The "simpler" fractions are a/(2x-3) and b/(x-7)

    I'll let you figure out a and b.
     
  4. Sep 21, 2008 #3
    Re: Decomposing

    thanks a bunch, after i knew that i was set

    A= 4 B= -7
     
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