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Partial Fraction Decomposition by Division

by Sidney Kung

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
March, 2006

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Algebra | Functions
Applicable Course(s): 2.0 Introductory/Pre-Calc | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.4 Non-mainstream Calc I

This capsule introduces a straightfoward way of calculating partial fraction decomposition for functions of specific forms by long division. The obtained partial fractions can be easily integrable.


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One-Variable Calculus | General Tools
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