This is a complete lesson plan on simplifying rational expressions. It includes examples on simplifying monomial expressions as well as polynomials in the numerator and denominator. Students will factor the polynomials first to simplify the expressions.
This lesson includes an opening activity, minilesson with guided steps through the process, examples, class activities and a worksheet for homework. Answer keys included.
Common Core Standards for High School Algebra included on the cover page.
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