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Adding and subtracting rational expressions. With unlike denominators. Example – Express the following as a single fraction in simplest form. We can only combine fractions if they have the same denominator. As we can see, they don’t have the same denominator. Let’s factor. The LCD =.

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## Adding and subtracting rational expressions

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**Adding and subtracting rational expressions**With unlike denominators**Example – Express the following as a single fraction in**simplest form We can only combine fractions if they have the same denominator As we can see, they don’t have the same denominator. Let’s factor. The LCD = Multiply the fraction on the left by**Now, we should simplify our final answer. Factor the**numerator We can divide by the common factor Final answer**Express as a single fraction in simplest terms**Note that the denominators are not the same. But we cannot factor here! The LCD in this case then is Multiply the fraction on the left by x-2 and the fraction on the right by x+1**Factor to see if we can simplify further**We cannot simplify further so this is our final answer**Grab a pencil and paper and try these on your own (for**complete solutions, come to SGI) Solutions

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