IA_GPS_24 - find their Greatest Common Factor and apply the...

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R0907 a.s. http://faculty.valencia.cc.fl.us/ashaw INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA GPS # 24 6.1 RATIONAL FUNCTIONS AND EQUATIONS NAME: Useful Guidelines: * Fundamental Property of Rational Numbers If a b is a rational number and if c is any nonzero real number, then . a ac b bc = (The numerator a and the denominator b above may be multiplied and divided by the same nonzero number c without changing the value of the rational number a b .) * Writing a Rational Expression in Lowest Terms : Factor both numerator and denominator to
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Unformatted text preview: find their Greatest Common Factor and apply the Fundamental Property. 1. Evaluate ) ( x f numerically for the given value of x . a) 3 , 25 5 ) ( 2 = ! = x x x x f b) 6 , 36 ) ( 2 = ! = x x x x f 2. Write each rational expression in lowest terms. a) 8 2 2 2 ! ! x x b) ) 3 )( 3 ( 6 2 + ! + x x x 3. Find the domain of the rational function. a) 16 4 ) ( 2 ! + = x x x f b) 1 7 ) ( 2 ! ! = x x x f 4. Solve the rational equation. a) 6 1 5 ! = + ! x x b) 2 6 2 1 + = + ! x x x x...
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course MAC 1103 taught by Professor Shaw during the Summer '11 term at Valencia.

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