# "partial_fraction_decomposition" with possibly "complex roots", again

Hi I come back to this question, even though it's been answered before, since I am still not able to make it work. I should mention maybe that I am just trying to teach undergraduate students to invert rational Laplace transforms (for myself I am able to afford a Mathematica licence, but it would be nice to be able to show students that such simple things may be done nowadays for free). Following a previous answer, I tried

```
L = 2*(s + 3)/(3*s^2 + 13*s + 10)
Ks=FractionField(PolynomialRing(CC,names='s'))
Lr=Ks(L)
```

Of course, with quadratic rational roots, I could do this by hand, but the purpose here is to do it when you do not know the roots. The first two commands work, but the third has error message

```
TypeError: ('cannot convert {!r}/{!r} to an element of {}', 2*(s + 3)/(3*s^2 + 13*s + 10), 1.00000000000000, Fraction Field of Univariate Polynomial Ring in s over Complex Field with 53 bits of precision)
```

I should add that a different attempt which used to work last year

```
C=ComplexField(53);
dec=Frac(C['s'])(Lrs).partial_fraction_decomposition();
```

gets now same error message. So, this is probably due to an "improvement" of sage