# Ch 17: PLACE Mathematics: Rational Expressions

Prepare for test questions on rational expressions as part of your preparation for the PLACE Mathematics. Watch these lesson videos to learn how to add and subtract rational expressions, solve rational equations, simplify rational expressions and more.

## PLACE Mathematics: Rational Expressions - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you prepare for questions on rational expressions that you may see on the Program for Licensing Assessments for Colorado Educators (PLACE) Mathematics. Follow along with our expert instructors as they go through mathematical operations with rational expressions, rational equations, complex rational expressions and graphs of rational functions. After watching these lesson videos, you should have an understanding of:

• Multiplying, dividing, adding and subtracting rational expressions
• Solving rational equations
• Using the reciprocals of rational expressions
• Simplifying complex rational expressions
• The asymptotes, domain and range on graphs of rational functions

Other tools in this chapter include lesson quizzes that can help you find topics you may want to review before taking the PLACE Mathematics and worksheets that can be printed out for studying on the go. The jump feature in the video timelines help you structure your review by giving you the ability to go directly to key subjects in the lesson videos. Also, you may ask our instructors any questions you may have to effectively master the material on rational expressions.

### PLACE Mathematics: Rational Expressions Objectives

PLACE Mathematics is a paper-based certification exam for aspiring math teachers in Colorado. It is composed of multiple-choice questions which test takers are given 4.5 hours to complete. The test has five areas, including foundations of mathematics and the functions and relations of mathematics. This chapter has been composed to help you prepare for some of the questions in these two areas by giving you an overview of the functions of rational expressions. Use the lesson videos, worksheets, and quizzes in this chapter to learn about rational expressions before taking the PLACE Mathematics.

6 Lessons in Chapter 17: PLACE Mathematics: Rational Expressions
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