 # 12.1 – Simplifying Rational Expressions A rational expression is a quotient of polynomials. For any value or values of the variable that make the denominator.

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12.1 – Simplifying Rational Expressions A rational expression is a quotient of polynomials. For any value or values of the variable that make the denominator zero, the rational expression is considered to be undefined at those value(s). The denominator can not equal zero.

What are the values of the variable that make the denominator zero and the expression undefined? 12.1 – Simplifying Rational Expressions

Simplifying 12.1 – Simplifying Rational Expressions

Simplifying 12.1 – Simplifying Rational Expressions

Simplifying 12.1 – Simplifying Rational Expressions

12.2 - Rational Expressions – Multiplication and Division Multiplication:

12.2 - Rational Expressions – Multiplication and Division

Multiplication: 12.2 - Rational Expressions – Multiplication and Division

Division: 12.2 - Rational Expressions – Multiplication and Division

Division: 12.2 - Rational Expressions – Multiplication and Division

Division: 12.2 - Rational Expressions – Multiplication and Division

Division: 12.2 - Rational Expressions – Multiplication and Division

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