# Rational Expressions

Published on September 25, 2007

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Sullivan Algebra and Trigonometry: Section R.7Rational Expressions:  Sullivan Algebra and Trigonometry: Section R.7 Rational Expressions Objectives of this Section Reduce a Rational Expression to Lowest Terms Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions Add and Subtract Rational Expressions Use the Least Common Multiple Method Simplify Mixed Quotients Slide2:  The quotient of two polynomials is called a rational expression. Slide3:  Simplify: The number 1 Simplify: The number 1 Slide4:  Rules for Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions Slide5:  Perform the indicated operation and simplify Slide7:  Rules for Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions, Denominators Equal Slide8:  Perform the indicated operation and simplify the result. Slide9:  STEP 1: Find least common multiple Slide11:  Simplifying a Mixed Quotient First, treat the numerator and denominator separately, performing the indicated operation. Then, simplify the numerator and denominator. Slide12:  Finally, simplify the resulting fraction

10. 09. 2007
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