# Ch 18: Rational Expressions in Algebra Lesson Plans

The Rational Expressions chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom how to solve rational equations and expressions. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Rational Expressions chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday How to Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions;
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions: Practice Problems
The process of factoring and simplifying expressions;
Flipping fractions and canceling like terms
Tuesday How to Add and Subtract Rational Expressions;
Practice Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
The simplifying and rewriting of fractions;
Practice factoring and FOILing expressions
Wednesday How to Solve a Rational Equation;
Rational Equations: Practice Problems
A list of the steps required to solve rational equations
Practice clearing equations of fractions
Thursday Division and Reciprocals of Radical Expressions;
Simplifying Complex Rational Expressions
Finding the reciprocal, dividing and simplifying radical expressions;
Definition of complex rational expressions and methods for simplifying them
Friday Solving Equations of Direct Variation;
Solving Equations of Inverse Variation
How to solve problems with direct and inverse variation

10 Lessons in Chapter 18: Rational Expressions in Algebra Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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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