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# Simplify the expression $\frac{x^4-1}{1+x^2}$

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##  Final answer to the problem

$x^{2}-1$
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Simplify $\sqrt{x^4}$ using the power of a power property: $\left(a^m\right)^n=a^{m\cdot n}$. In the expression, $m$ equals $4$ and $n$ equals $\frac{1}{2}$

$\frac{\left(x^{2}+\sqrt{1}\right)\left(\sqrt{x^4}-\sqrt{1}\right)}{1+x^2}$

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$\frac{\left(x^{2}+\sqrt{1}\right)\left(\sqrt{x^4}-\sqrt{1}\right)}{1+x^2}$

Learn how to solve polynomial long division problems step by step online. Simplify the expression (x^4-1)/(1+x^2). Simplify \sqrt{x^4} using the power of a power property: \left(a^m\right)^n=a^{m\cdot n}. In the expression, m equals 4 and n equals \frac{1}{2}. Calculate the power \sqrt{1}. Simplify \sqrt{x^4} using the power of a power property: \left(a^m\right)^n=a^{m\cdot n}. In the expression, m equals 4 and n equals \frac{1}{2}. Calculate the power \sqrt{1}.

##  Final answer to the problem

$x^{2}-1$

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###  Main Topic: Polynomial long division

In algebra, polynomial long division is an algorithm for dividing a polynomial by another polynomial of the same or lower degree, a generalised version of the familiar arithmetic technique called long division.