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Unformatted text preview: Multiplying Rational Expressions Step 1 : Factor everything you can and multiply across the numerator and denominator. Step 2 : Divide out common factors Step 3: Foil any leftover binomials Step 4 : State any restrictions on x. 15 8 16 4 3 7 2 2 2 2 + ++ + x x x x x x You try! You try! a a a a a 2 1 1 4 2 2 2 + + Dividing Rational Expressions Dividing Rational Expressions Divide. Step 1 : multiply by the reciprocal Step 2 : Follow all steps for multiplying rational expressions. ) 5 7 )( 2 ( ) 4 ( 5 ) 2 )( 2 3 ( 4+y x x x x x Homework # _______ Homework # _______ p. 501 # 117 (odds)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course MTH 98 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.
 Fall '09
 Johnson
 Algebra, Rational Expressions

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