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simplify the quotient: [x(5x+1)-3(x^2+1)]/ [(x-1)^2]

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    [x(5x+1)-3(x^2+1)]/ [(x-1)^2]
    = (5x^2 + x - 3x^2 - 3)/(x - 1)^2
    = (2x^2 + x - 3)/(x-1)^2
    = (2x-3)(x+1)/(x-1)^2

    mmmh, looks like Much Ado About Nothing.

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