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November 8th, 2015, 04:11 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2015 From: here Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  fraction division help
Hello, Could you please help me to understand this fraction division? how the values A,B,C and D were found? Thanks nexaen 
November 8th, 2015, 04:51 AM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2015 From: Barto PA Posts: 170 Thanks: 18 
Equate coefficients of like terms.

November 8th, 2015, 06:38 AM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,264 Thanks: 902 
That's one method (and often simplest). Another way (but harder) is to take four different values for s giving four equations for A, B, C, D. For example, if s= 0, 4B+ D= 6. If s= 1, 5A+ 5B+ 2C+ 2D= 17. If s= 1, 5A+5B 5C+ 5D= 3. If s= 2, 16A+ 8B+ 10C+ 5D= 42. 

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