Partial Fractions: Rules, Formula & Examples


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What is the first step in performing partial fraction expansion?

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1. Which of the following shows the correct factors of the denominator in the fraction shown below?

2. Which is the following is equal to the fraction shown below?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet/quiz combo is a tool designed to assess your understanding of partial fractions. Different rules and formulas regarding these fractions are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these tools is to check your comprehension of:

  • Correct factors of the denominator in a fraction
  • Process of taking a single fraction and expressing it as the sum of several fractions
  • The first step in performing partial fraction expansion
  • Working with the lowest common denominator

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the first step in performing partial fraction expansion
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on understanding partial fractions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about fraction expansion

Additional Learning

Review more about these fraction topics by going through the lesson called Partial Fractions: Rules, Formula & Examples. Other topics you can study any time include:

  • Working with partial fractions
  • Ways to expand a fraction
  • Fraction expansion examples