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Partial Fraction Solver(not operational)

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    38416
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    import ipywidgets as widgets
    from IPython.display import display, clear_output
    import sympy as sp
    from sympy.parsing.sympy_parser import parse_expr
    from sympy import init_session
    init_session(quiet=True)
    sp.init_printing()
    
    x = sp.symbols("x")
    text = ["Numerator", "Denominator"]
    box_layout = widgets.Layout(display="flex",
                                flex_flow="row",
                                align_items="stretch",
                                width="100%")
    
    goBtn = widgets.Button(description="Run",
                          layout=widgets.Layout(width="10%"))
    quitBtn = widgets.Button(description="Quit",
                            layout=widgets.Layout(width="10%"))
    numerator = widgets.Text(
                value = "",
                placeholder = text[0] + " goes here.",
                description = text[0] + " :",
                disabled = False,
                layout=widgets.Layout(width="40%"))
    denominator = widgets.Text(
                value = "",
                placeholder = text[1] + " goes here.",
                description = text[1] + " :",
                disabled = False,
                layout=widgets.Layout(width="40%"))
    out = widgets.Output(layout=widgets.Layout(left="30%", border="1px solid blue", width="40%"))
    
    def errMsg(message):
        clear_output()
        out.clear_output()
        with out:
            print(message)
        display(out)
        setUp()
        
    def go_button_clicked(b):
        fx = ""
        gx = ""
        partialFraction = ""
        try:
            fx = parse_expr(numerator.value)   
            gx = parse_expr(denominator.value)
        except:
            errMsg("Input Error - x^2=x**2, 2x=2*x, polynomials only")
                
        if gx != "" and fx != "":
            denomFactored = sp.factor(gx)   
            try:    
                partialFraction = sp.apart(fx/gx)
            except:
                errMsg("Polynomials only, no division by zero either!")
            
        if partialFraction != "":
            with out:
                display(sp.Eq(fx/gx, partialFraction))
            display(out)
            
    def quitProgram(b):
        quitBtn.close()
        numerator.close()
        denominator.close()
        goBtn.close()
        clear_output()
        
    def setUp():
        items = [numerator, denominator, goBtn, quitBtn]
        display(widgets.Box(children=items, layout=box_layout))
        goBtn.on_click(go_button_clicked)
        quitBtn.on_click(quitProgram)
        
    setUp()