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Simplifying 1/x(1-x) for integration

  1. Jun 3, 2009 #1
    I'm looking at an equation where the integral of 1/x(1-x) is being taken, and it has been simplified to the integral of 1/x + 1/(1-x). I guess my brain has locked up on this one, because I can't see how the first equation was simplified to the second one. Can anyone point out what I'm missing? Thanks!
     
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  3. Jun 3, 2009 #2

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    Partial fractions

    [tex]\frac{1}{x(1-x)}=\frac{A}{x}+\frac{B}{1-x}[/tex]
     
  4. Jun 3, 2009 #3
    Thank you!
     
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