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verify that f(x)= (1-x^2) - (2+x) can be written as: -x + 2 - 3/(2+x)

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

i've tried manipulating as 1/(2+x) -x^2/(2+x), multiplying the orig. equation by (2-x)/(2-x), factoring, etc. nothing's worked, and i can't think of another approach. can anyone steer me in the right direction? thank you!

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# Homework Help: Verify that f(x)= (1-x^2) - (2+x) can be written as: -x + 2 - 3/(2+x)

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