# How do I find the partial-fraction decomposition of #(-3x^3 + 8x^2 - 4x + 5)/(-x^4 + 3x^3 - 3x^2 + 3x - 2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 14, 2014

Break the polynomial into two groups where each group is factorable on its own.

Factor each group.

Factor out the corresponding factor of

Combine the individual factors into a single factored expression.

In this problem

Multiply the numerator by -1.