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Unformatted text preview: ...... there you have it. .That is why it works for every number except for 1 : the number game could be like this take a number xsquare it x^2 add 2 multiplied by original number to it x^2 + 2x then add 1. .. X^2 + 2x + 1 Now divide this number by original number plus 1 (x^2+2x+1)/(x+1) Now subtract original number to get yes this game using skill of simplifying rational expressions. The game will not work for x = -1...
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