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Ch 29: MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Rational Functions

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Get the help you need to review the properties of rational functions. These video lessons and interactive quizzes will work with your learning style to help you prepare for the MTTC Mathematics (Elementary) test.

MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Rational Functions - Chapter Summary

Lessons in this chapter will allow you to review the steps and formulas for solving rational expressions that you'll need to be familiar with for the MTTC Mathematics (Elementary) test. Watch the video lessons to learn:

  • Tips for multiplying and dividing rational expressions
  • Steps for adding and subtracting rational expressions
  • The process for solving rational equations
  • How to find the reciprocal of a rational expression
  • Strategies for simplifying complex rational expressions

Study these lessons to absorb the information about properties of rational functions that you need to know for test day. After watching the engaging videos, test your skills with the quiz associated with each lesson.

8 Lessons in Chapter 29: MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Rational Functions
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How to Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions

1. How to Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions

Multiplying and dividing rational polynomial expressions is exactly like multiplying and dividing fractions. Like fractions, we will reduce. With polynomial expressions we use factoring and canceling. I also give you a little mnemonic to help you remember when you need a common denominator and when you don't.

Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions: Practice Problems

2. Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions: Practice Problems

Let's continue looking at multiplying and dividing rational polynomials. In this lesson, we will look at a couple longer problems, while giving you some practice multiplying and dividing.

How to Add and Subtract Rational Expressions

3. How to Add and Subtract Rational Expressions

Adding and subtracting rational expressions brings everything you learned about fractions into the world of algebra. We will mix common denominators with factoring and FOILing.

Practice Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

4. Practice Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

Adding and subtracting rational expressions can feel daunting, especially when trying to find a common denominator. Let me show you the process I like to use. I think it will make adding and subtracting rational expressions more enjoyable!

How to Solve a Rational Equation

5. How to Solve a Rational Equation

A rational equation is one that contains fractions. Yes, we will be finding a common denominator that has 'x's. But no worries! Together we will use a process that will help us solve rational equations every time!

Rational Equations: Practice Problems

6. Rational Equations: Practice Problems

Mario and Bill own a local carwash and have several complex tasks that they must use rational equations to solve for an answer. Enjoy learning how they solve these equations to help them with some of their day-to-day tasks.

Division and Reciprocals of Rational Expressions

7. Division and Reciprocals of Rational Expressions

In this video lesson, you will learn how to divide and take the reciprocal of any rational expression. Learn the one easy step you take to be able to find your answer quickly and easily.

Simplifying Complex Rational Expressions

8. Simplifying Complex Rational Expressions

When it comes to fractions, things may seem to get really complicated and scary when you have a fraction on top of a fraction. But never fear, after watching this video lesson, you will be able to simplify these expressions like a pro.

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