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Partial Fraction Decomposition The following steps can help organize the process: 1) Set up partial fraction decomposition (using the chart below) 2) Create a common denominator on the right-hand side, and combine those fractions 3) Set the numerators of both sides equal 4 a) Eliminate A, B, C terms by choosing values for x -- or -- b) Distribute terms and group like terms according to powers of x 5) Solve for the numerical values of the A, B, C terms Setting up Partial Fractions with Different Types of Rational Functions
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