Chapter 11‎ > ‎

### 11.3 Simplifying Rational Expressions

Standard(s):

• A.APR.7: Understand that rational expressions form a system analogous to the rational numbers, closed under addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division by a nonzero rational expression; add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions.

Essential Question:

• How can the properties of the real number system be useful when working with rational expressions?

Learning Target:

• I can simplify rational expressions.(Comprehension)

Warm-Up:

Notes:

Click on the image below for the PDF of the notes 11.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions

Video:

Click below for the Classroom Lesson -  11.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions

• Click below for the Virtual Nerd Video - What's a Rational Expression

• .

• Click below for the Virtual Nerd Video - What's an Excluded Value.

#### Click below for the YouTube Video - How Do We Simplify Rational FunctionsEmbed gadget

Activities:
• Click on the image below for an activity - IXL Practice

• Click on the image below for Regents Prep Practice

• Click on the image below for Khan Academy Practice

• Click on the image below for the PDF of the Simplify Rational Expressions Partner Activity

Extra Help:
Click on the image below for help on Simplifying Radical Expressions

Assessment/Homework:
Day 1: pg. 688 13,15,19-35 odd
Day 2: Worksheet 11-3