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Simplifying fractions

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Simplifying fractions

  1. 1. Simplifying Fractions<br />Group 4<br />
  2. 2. Crossing things off of fractions can be very tempting BUT make sure you are following algebra rules!<br />
  3. 3. If you have a polynomial in the numerator you can split the fraction up into different fractions, each part of the numerator over the entire denominator<br />
  4. 4. You may want to split the denominator up to BUT DON’T THAT IS AGAINST ALGEBRA RULES!<br />
  5. 5. Think of fractions like a tree. If the tree has a sturdy base (a denominator that is a polynomial) the tree won’t fall over, the fraction cannot be broken up. But if the tree is top heavy (has a numerator that is a polynomial) the tree will fall over, the fraction can be broken up.<br />
  6. 6. CANNOT BE SIMPLIFIED<br />X<br />X2+3X+2<br />
  7. 7. X2+3X+2<br />X<br />

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