# Quick algebra question

1. Nov 10, 2009

### smk037

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2. Nov 10, 2009

### Staff: Mentor

It looks to me like a partial fractions decomposition, rewriting
$$\frac{k_p}{s(s - 1 + k_p)}~=~k_p\left(\frac{A}{s} + \frac{B}{s - 1 + k_p}\right)$$

The idea is to solve for A and B so that this equation is an identity.