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If x = -1, then (x^4 - x^3 + x^2)/(x - 1) =

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If x = -1, then (x^4 - x^3 + x^2)/(x - 1) =

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If x = -1, then (x^4 - x^3 + x^2)/(x - 1) =

(A) -3/2
(B) -1/2
(C) 0
(D) 1/2
(E) 3/2


\(=\frac{(-1)^{4}-(-1)^{3}+(-1)^{2}}{(-1-1)}=\frac{1+1+1}{-2}=-\frac{3}{2}\)

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