COMPLEX FRACTIONS What are complex fractions? Complex fractions are giant expressions where there are fractions within fractions. The goal is to simplify them down to normal fractions.
EX – simplify SIMPLIFYING COMPLEX FRACTIONS STEPS 1)Find LCM of denoms 2)Treat each fraction as an individual problem. Find the LCM and add or subtract. 3)Divide the rational expressions. 4)Simplify
EX - simplify FACTOR OUT -1 MULT TOP/BOT by LCM DISTRIBUTE LCM SIMPLIFY DIVIDE THE RATIONALS