# Ch 26: 6th-8th Grade Algebra: Simplifying & Solving Rational Expressions

The online video lessons in this chapter will allow you to teach your 6th - 8th grade students how to add and subtract rational expressions. The material in this chapter can teach your students to clear fractions, cancel like terms and flip fractions. Administer the quizzes and chapter examination to test your students' knowledge of rational expressions.

## 6th-8th Grade Algebra: Simplifying and Solving Rational Expressions - Chapter Summary

Explain the rules for working with rational expressions and fractions to your 6th - 8th grade students. The video lessons in this Simplifying and Solving Rational Expressions chapter cover the methods for factoring polynomial expressions, finding a common denominator and determining the least common multiple. The lessons include practice problems. Upon completion, you can give the multiple-choice quizzes to determine how well your students have learned the material.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
How to Solve a Rational Equation Teachers explain the processes for solving rational equations.
How to Add and Subtract Rational Expressions Students learn to use the factoring and FOILing methods for adding and subtracting rational expressions.
Practice Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions In this lesson, the process for adding and subtracting rational expressions is outlined.
How to Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions Instructors provide tips for multiplying and dividing rational polynomial expressions.
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions: Practice Problems This lesson explains how to multiply and divide larger rational expressions, and it includes practice problems.
Rational Equations: Practice Problems Students are taught to solve rational equations and they complete examples.

6 Lessons in Chapter 26: 6th-8th Grade Algebra: Simplifying & Solving Rational Expressions
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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