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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
  • https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7PRmllaLVfFTDctTVFMWkw2Q3c

Video:

Click below for the Classroom Lesson -  11.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions
  • https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7PRmllaLVfFVUlnZDZPY2VKMHM

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

  • .http://www.virtualnerd.com/algebra-2/rational-functions/multiply-divide-expressions/simplify-expressions/rational-expression-definition   

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

https://sites.google.com/a/nwoi3.org/algebra-1-eunits/home/eunit-11-rational-expressions/11-1/Screen%20Shot%202016-07-05%20at%206.46.21%20PM.png

  • Click below for the YouTube Video - How Do We Simplify Rational Functions

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Activities:
  • Click on the image below for an activity - IXL Practice
  • https://sites.google.com/a/nwoi3.org/algebra-1-eunits/eunit-2---univariate-equations/2-3/2-4/IXL.PNG

  • Click on the image below for Regents Prep Practice
         https://sites.google.com/a/nwoi3.org/algebra-1-eunits/home/eunit-11-rational-expressions/11-1/Regent.PNG

  • Click on the image below for Khan Academy Practice
      https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/rational-expressions-equations-and-functions/simplify-rational-expressions/e/simplifying_rational_expressions_2
  • Click on the image below for the PDF of the Simplify Rational Expressions Partner Activity
      https://sites.google.com/a/nwoi3.org/algebra-1-eunits/home/eunit-11-rational-expressions/11-1/Activity%204.PNG


Extra Help:
Click on the image below for help on Simplifying Radical Expressions
http://www.wolframalpha.com/


Assessment/Homework:
Day 1: pg. 688 13,15,19-35 odd
Day 2: Worksheet 11-3
  • https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7PRmllaLVfFeFNCR1dGU2lmUUk

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