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\(\frac{x^2 − 2x + 1}{x − 1} =\)

(A) \(x + 1\)

(B) \(–x – 1\)

(C) \(–x + 1\)

(D) \(x – 1\)

(E) \(x – 2\)

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=(x-1)^2/(x-1)
=(x-1)
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(x^2 − 2x + 1)/x − 1 = ((x-1)^2)/(x-1) = (x-1)^(2-1) = x-1.

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New post 28 Jul 2019, 09:22
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\(\frac{x^2 − 2x + 1}{x − 1} =\)

(A) \(x + 1\)

(B) \(–x – 1\)

(C) \(–x + 1\)

(D) \(x – 1\)

(E) \(x – 2\)

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Simplifying, we have:

(x - 1)^2/(x - 1) = x - 1

Answer: D
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