pgreenwood
  • pgreenwood
I'm working my way through Paul's Online Notes and on page http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/PartialFractions.aspx Example 1(c) I don't understand why the LCN includes (x-2) as well as (x-2)^2 Thanks.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
it's a special case
anonymous
  • anonymous
I don't know the exact explanation, but you have to do that if you have a squared factor
amistre64
  • amistre64
you have to account for all the possible linear combinations

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amistre64
  • amistre64
(x-2) is one possible denominator in the setup, but does not account for an (x-2)^2 in the original work
amistre64
  • amistre64
spose you were adding the fractions:\[\frac{a}{7}+\frac{b}{3}+\frac{c}{49}\] just because 7*7 = 49 does not mean that the decomposition would not have a denom of 49 ...

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