partial fractions


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partial fractions

[′pär·shəl ′frak·shənz]
(mathematics)
A collection of fractions which when added are a given fraction whose numerator and denominator are usually polynomials; the partial fractions are usually constants or linear polynomials divided by factors of the denominator of the given fraction.
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Next substituting u = 1 and using partial fractions we obtain
1] which can be decomposed into partial fractions as in (3.
Chapter 8: When All Else Fails: Integration with Partial Fractions.

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