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Simplifying Rational Expressions

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Simplifying Rational Expressions
Simplifying Rational Expressions - Dividing Expressions
This video explains what you can and can't do when simplifying rational expressions. There are two examples shown that are based on common mistakes made when cancelling out.

Simplifying rational expressions in 3 steps:
1. Factor the numerator and denominator
2. Find the non-permissible values
3. Divide out common factors to put the expression in lowest terms.
Simplify Rational Expressions

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