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I don't understand something I have read about partial fractions so I wonder if anyone can help!

To each repeated linear factor in the denominator of the form (x-a)^2, there correspond partial fractions of the form : A/(x-a) + B/(x-a)^2

Is this true if we have (a+x)^2? Also why is this true? The book I'm using doesn't have an explanation and I can't find much on the internet (well nothing that I understand!)

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# Partial fractions- repeated linear factors

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