Ch 17: High School Algebra: Rational Expressions

Watch online video lessons and learn about the different aspects of rational expressions. Take advantage of the quizzes that follow each lesson to test your growing knowledge of rational expressions.

Rational Expressions - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Our instructor's initial goal in these lessons is to train you how to multiply, divide, subtract and add rational expressions. Following the basic rational expressions lessons, you will be provided with lessons that allow you to practice basic concepts. By the end of this chapter, you should also know how to:

• Solve rational equations
• Simplify and define complex rational expressions
• Find the answer to problems that include inverse variation or direct variation
• Determine the reciprocal of a rational expression

Video Objective
How to Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions Demonstrate multiplying and dividing rational expressions.
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions: Practice Problems Get practice dividing and multiplying rational expressions.
How to Add and Subtract Rational Expressions Explain how to add and subtract rational expressions.
Practice Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions Get practice subtracting and adding rational expressions.
How to Solve a Rational Equation Explain how to solve a rational equation.
Rational Equations: Practice Problems Receive practice solving rational equations.
Division and Reciprocals of Radical Expressions Explain how to find the reciprocal of a rational expression. Then divide rational expressions and simplify.
Simplifying Complex Rational Expressions Define complex rational expression. Explain how to simplify complex rational expressions.
Solving Equations of Direct Variation Explain how to find an equation of direct variation given a pair of values of the variables. Demonstrate how to solve applied problems involving direct variation.
Solving Equations of Inverse Variation Explain how to find an equation of inverse variation given a pair of values of the variables. Demonstrate how to solve applied problems involving inverse variation.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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