# How do you write the partial fraction decomposition of the rational expression # (x^3 - 2) / (x^4 - 1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 5, 2015

#### Explanation:

First, note that we can factor the denominator as

Then, using partial fraction decomposition,

Multiplying through by

Equating coefficients then gives us the system

Solving this gives us

Substituting back, we get the final result.