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Define, in your own words, a rational expression. Describe the process for finding an equivalent rational expression. Explain why it might be necessary to find an equivalent rational expression, and give an example.

When simplifying the rational expression below, explain why it is improper to cancel out the x’s. State a general rule for canceling factors in a rational expression and give an example of how this rule would be used. X+8 /x+2

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