# Rational Expression Equation

### How To : Divide rational expressions containing trinomials

In this video the instructor shows how to divide rational expressions that contain trinomials. A division containing two fractions can always be turned into a multiplication by multiplying the first fraction by the reciprocal of the second fraction. This way any division can b ...more

### How To : Add rational expressions

In this tutorial, we learn how to add rational expressions. When you have two rational expressions, you will first need to factor every denominator. After this, find the lowest common denominator from all of them. After this, rewrite every fraction so it has the lowest common ...more

### How To : Solve rational equations in algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just study for that next big test). With this in ...more

### How To : Use applications of rational expressions in algebra

Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this beginning-algebra lesson on word problems (or applications) with equations of rational expressions. If you like math, and you like English, than what's the problem?

### How To : Multiply rational expressions in two "easy" steps

In this Math Made Easy tutorial the instructor shows how to multiply rational equations. He states that multiplying rational equations is simply a process of simplifying equations, in which he says that first the polynomial equations should be factorized. He further shows how ...more

### How To : Multiply and divide three rational expressions

In this video, the instructor shows how to multiply and divide rational expressions. To solve a rational expression that contains many terms, solve step by step by following the order of operations. Order of operations advises one to work the parenthesis part first; so solve t ...more

### How To : Multiply rational expressions with opposite signs

In this video the instructor shows how to multiply and write rational expressions in lowest terms. The fist thing you need to do is cancel out the common factors in the numerator and the denominator. You can cancel a term in the top with a term in the bottom even if they are d ...more

### How To : Subtract rational expressions

In this tutorial, we learn how to subtract rational expressions. If they have different denominators, you will first need to get them the same denominator. To do this, you will need to find the lowest common denominator. Factor the denominators that you have and figure out wha ...more

### How To : Subtract rational expressions

In this video, we learn how to subtract rational expressions. To start, you will need to find common denominators. To do this, factor out the denominators in the fractions on both sides of the equations. Now you need to build the lowest common denominator for these two fractio ...more

### How To : Simplify complex rational expressions

In order to simplify complex rational expressions, it is important to be able to find the lowest common denominator. Complex rational expressions are fractions that are divided by fractions. When you have found the lowest common denominator, then, you should multiply both frac ...more

### How To : Solve a basic rational equation

You don't have to be brainiac Sheldon Cooper from "The Big Bang Theory" to whip out some impressive ration equation-solving chops. Dazzle your math league or challenge Grandma to a fun rainy day game by watching this video on how to solve rational equations. You'll be run thr ...more

### How To : Solve rational expression simplification word problems

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...more

### How To : Solve a rational equation with no solution

This is a very interesting mathematical instructional video on how to find rational equation with no solution. How to solve the equation and check the answer. Let us take the example m over m-3 minus 4 is equal to 3 over m-3. In this equation we get m-4m+12 over m-3 is equal t ...more

### How To : Simplify a complex rational expression in algebra

Penelope, and eighth-grader, shows us how to simplify a complex rational expression in this algebraic problem. What better way to learn than from students still learning it, fresh in their heads?

### How To : Simplify expressions with negative exponents

Want to simplify a rational expression with a negative exponent? It's easy once you know how. Learn how it's done with this free video algebra lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belong ...more

### How To : Easily balance a chemical equation

In this video, we learn how to easily balance a chemical equation. In a balanced equation, there should be the same number of atoms on both sides of it. There are no rules that explain how you get a balanced reaction from expression. First, start on the molecule or compound th ...more

### How To : Add rational expressions

This is the video about how to add a rational expression. So to add a rational expression first of all find the common denominator. To find the common denominator, just find the least common multiple (LCM) of the denominators. There are at least a couple ways of doing this. To ...more

### How To : Add & subtract rational expressions

In this video the instructor shows how to add and subtract rational expressions. When you have an addition or subtraction problem of rational expressions, first look and compare the denominator of all the terms. If all of them have the same denominator then the expression can ...more

### How To : Add rational expressions with different denominators

This video shows the method to add rational expressions with different denominators. The first step in this process involves finding the LCD. After this is done, the numerator and denominator are multiplied by a specific number so that the fractions are rewritten with common d ...more

### How To : Put rational expressions in lowest terms

Putting a rational expression in its lowest terms (also called "reduction") is a bit tricky, but it becomes very easy once you know a few tricks. This video demonstrates the above mentioned topic by using four unsolved examples, the solutions to which are essentially obtained ...more

### How To : Simplify rational expressions

When you need to compute the square root of a number you can do it by breaking it into perfect squares. When you can split the given number into small perfect squares you can cancel out the square root of the expression to the square of the perfect squares. You cannot always w ...more

### How To : Write rational expressions in lowest terms

In arithmetic, the simplest expression is far preferred to the long eye-boggling one. Stop making your expressions painful optical illusions by watching this tutorial on how to write rational expressions in the lowest terms. By factoring and then canceling out like expression ...more

### How To : Solve problems involving rational equations in algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...more

### How To : Solve rational equations easily

This video revolves around solving rational equations in Algebra 2. When you are given a rational equation, you have to find the greatest common factor and multiply all fractions to get that common factor. If a fraction already has that common factor, then no further step is n ...more

### How To : Solve rational equations

In this video the instructor shows how to solve rational equations. If you have fractions in your equation, then you need to factorize the denominators first. Now compute the least common denominator of all the denominators of the fraction. Next multiply both sides of the equa ...more

### How To : Factor & simplify different algebraic expressions

Math Made Easy offers some great SAT Test Prep. It helps you master the factoring and simplification of any kind of algebraic equation or expression. An expert math instructor provides easy to follow real-time chalkboard examples to help you work your way through step-by-step. ...more

### How To : Solve linear equations w/ the multiplication property

This video demonstrates how to solve a linear function with rational coefficients by multiplying by the reciprocal of the coefficient. The reciprocal is just a fancy way of saying the numerator and denominator are swapped. Two sample problems are solved using this method. Mult ...more

### How To : Solve an algebraic equation

Math can be tricky, especially when you're trying to decipher algebra. It's a love-hate thing; if you don't love math, then you hate it, and there's no in-between. But it doesn't have to be a pain to solve a few problems. It's actually quite simple once you figure it out. An a ...more

### How To : Find the x & y intercepts of rational functions

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to find the x and y intercepts of rational functions. Finding the intercepts of a rational function is similar to finding the intercepts of other normal equations. You can find the x intercept of the equation by setting the value of y ...more

### How To : Multiple, reduce, add, and subtract fractions

Get an all-in-one brain teaser by watching this math tutorial on how to simplify an expression that requires multiplying, reducing, adding, and subtracting. Solving the equation will put your math skills to the test because you'l have to draw on the greater portion of your ar ...more

### How To : Solve an algebraic expression with given variables

Need help figuring out how to solve an equation with given variables in algebra? Learn how with this free video math lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, th ...more

### How To : Find slant (oblique) asymptotes of rational functions

In this educational video the instructor shows how to find the slant asymptotes of rational functions. Slant or oblique asymptotes occur when the degree of the numerator is exactly one greater than the degree of the denominator of the rational function. The way to find the equ ...more

### How To : Simplify a radical expression

Doug Simms online shows how to simplify the radical in a mathematical equation. If you need to brush up on your learning this video can help. Start by finding what is the largest square of the number in your radical. If that number can be solved then solve it, put the answer o ...more

### How To : Solve radical equations in algebra

The video demonstrates the solving of radical equations in algebra. The first thing to be done is to keep the radical number on one side and the other numbers on the other side. The radical is then changed to a rational number by squaring, cubing etc. Once the roots are remove ...more

### How To : Simplify radical expressions

In this video the instructor shows who to simplify radicals. If you have a term inside a square root the first thing you need to do is try to factorize it. First factorize the numerical term. Write down the numerical terms as a product of any perfect squares. Now split the ori ...more

### How To : Solve a linear equation

This video explains how to solve a single variable linear equation. Keep in mind that your equation should be in the form ax + b = c. The goal is to solve for x. Isolate the variable. Begin by subtracting b from both sides of the equation. Look at your new equation. It should ...more

### How To : Solve operations on rational functions (f o g)(x)

YAYMATH In order to use rational functions in intermediate algebra, Robert Ahdoot begins by setting values to the functions f(x) and g(x). He then adds these functions together, with the equation (f+g)(x). After addition comes subtraction, using the equation (f-g)(x). And fina ...more

### How To : Use the Fundamental Rule of Proportions in Algebra

The author in this video explains the concept of fundamental rule of proportions. Fundamental rule of proportions means cross multiply. He explains that to arrive from an equation which has fractions into the one without equation multiply the top of left side with the bottom o ...more

### How To : Translate a word problem into algebra

This video shows the method to change a word problem into algebra and to identify rational numbers among a group of numbers. In the first part of the video we take a word problem namely - The product of 9 and seven, less than a number. 9 multiplied by something can be expresse ...more

### How To : Find the domains of rational expressions in algebra

Learn how to find the domain of 3 different rational expressions that have quadratic expressions in the denominator with this free video algebra lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belo ...more

### How To : Add and subtract rational expressions

This series walks you through the steps of adding and subtracting rational expressions. This excellent video shows you a clean board, with the instructors voice showing exactly what to do. Don't fret, any question you may have, will be answered. Watching this video will make y ...more

### How To : Simplify rational expressions in algebra

Mathematical expressions containing binomials create double the pleasure for math geeks because they get twice as much expressions to solve. Ensure your mathematical journey never ends by watching this video on how to multiply and divide rational expressions. A series that's ...more

### How To : Add and subtract rational expressions in algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...more

### How To : Add rational expressions in algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework). With this three-part ...more

### How To : Multiple and divide rational expressions

This video walks you through the steps of multiply and divide rational expressions. This excellent video shows you a clean board, with the instructors voice showing exactly what to do. Don't fret, any question you may have, will be answered. Watching this video will make you f ...more

### How To : Multiply, divide and simplify rational expressions

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...more

### How To : Add and subtract rational expressions in algebra

In this math tutorial, you'll be trained in the arcane art of adding and subtracting rational expressions by finding the common denominator. A skill many discard upon leaving middle school, it is used by the villians who operate under the acronym "SAT" to test those caught bla ...more

### How To : Find least common multiple in rational expressions

This series walks you through the steps of finding the least common multiple in rational expressions. This excellent video shows you a clean board, with the instructors voice showing exactly what to do. Don't fret, any question you may have, will be answered. Watching this vid ...more

### How To : Divide rational expressions

In this video the instructor shows how to divide rational expressions. To divide rational expressions follow this simple four step approach. In the fist step change the division to multiplication by flipping the second fraction. Now the original division simplifies to multipli ...more

### How To : Multiply rational expressions

The video describes the basic process of multiplying two rational expressions. The problem illustrated in this video involved multiplying rational expressions of monomial terms with integer coefficients. As with the other example problems, we follow the steps of: factoring, ca ...more

### How To : Multiply or divide rational expressions

318770 Multiply or divide rational expressions. Here Ms Robichaudd guides you nicely that how to multiply or divide rational expressions. She starts with divide and simplify. In first step she shows you how she multiplied and flip. And then to simplify it more she took out the ...more

### How To : Add and subtract rational expressions in algebra

Need help adding and subtracting rational expressions in algebra? Grab a pen and hunker down with these practice problems. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, than ...more

### How To : Simplify algebraic expressions with rational exponents

Want to know how to simplify expressions including rational exponents in algebra? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks ...more

### How To : Multiply and divide rational expressions in algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more

### How To : Simplify rational expressions in algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just study for that next big test). With this tw ...more

### How To : Factor out when doing rational expressions in algebra

This video shows the method to simplify rational expressions. The example used in the video is multiple of 4 and x square plus multiple of 4 and x plus 1 or (4x^2 + 4x + 1)/(2x^3 + 11x^2 + 5x). As the first and last term is a perfect square we get the simplified numerator as ( ...more

### How To : Add/subtract rational expressions w/ same denominators

This is about adding and subtracting expressions with the same denominators. Go back to simple arithmetic such as 5/6-2/6. All you do is go right across and 1.)Add or subtract the numerator (5-2). 2.) Keep the denominator. 3.) Change to lowest terms. Use the same general rules ...more

### How To : Apply rational equations in intermediate algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...more

### How To : Solve advanced rational equations in algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...more

### How To : Distribute algebra expressions

Learn how to distribute in simple algebraic expressions to help solve those mathematical equations.

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