FRACTIONS (RATIONAL EQUATIONS)
- A rational equation is an equation where at least one denominator
contains a variable.
- There is a restriction on the domain. The variable cannot take on any
number that would cause any denominator to be zero.
- The first step in solving a rational equation is to convert the
equation to an equivalent equation without denominators.
- Then set the equation equal to zero and solve.
- Remember that you are trying to isolate the variable.
- Depending on the problem, there are several methods available help
you solve the problem.
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