## Denominator contains 2 linear factors

In this video tutorial you are shown what is meant by a linear factor and how to split an algebraic fraction containing two linear factors in the denominator into partial fractions.

#### Example in the video

- Express 3x / [(x + 2)(x – 1)] in partial fractions

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## Denominator contains 3 linear factors

In this tutorial you are shown how to split an algebraic fraction containing three linear factors in the denominator into partial fractions.

#### Example in the video

- Express (2x – 1) / [(2x – 5)(x – 1)(x + 2)] in partial fractions