Help guide students in understanding how to add and subtract rational expressions. Topics included in the notes are:
1. Identify Undefined Values
2. Identifying Least Common Multiple (LCM)
3. Common Denominators
4. Canceling Whole Quantities
Students should have a good understanding of factoring, rules of exponents, and how to cancel whole quantities.
Blank student copy, instructions, and completed teacher copy are included.
Teacher/Instructor notes can be printed in color or black/white.
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Check out Mutiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions Foldable
for additional information on rational functions including solving for undefined values and canceling whole quantities.