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63 resources with the concept rational equations

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Work Problems – Bar Models

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Why do we have to do so much work? Scholars learn how to set up bar models to represent a situation involving work. They use these bar models to help set up equations with rational coefficients to solve the problem situation.
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Solving Rational Equations

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Scholars first learn to solve two-step equations with fractional coefficients and constants by traditional methods and by clearing the denominator. They continue by learning another approach to solve two-step equations that have decimal...
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Module 4: Rational Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time to study the most sensible function — rational functions! The seven-lesson unit develops the concept of a rational function through a connection to rational numbers and fractions. Scholars graph functions, solve equations, and...
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Recognizing When a Rational Expression is Undefined

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It only takes the denominator to be zero to make an expression undefined. A video resource makes the connection of undefined fractions to rational expressions. It points out that to determine when a rational expression is undefined, you...
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Algebra 2 Practice Final

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Work out to Algebra II with the 50-question worksheet that practices different types of functions. Multiple choice questions focus on topics such as rational, radical, and logarithmic functions. The resource comes with a printed answer...
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Algebra Assessment Review

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Jam packed with problems, this advanced Algebra worksheet focuses on topics such as domain, solving quadratics, solving rationals, and function notation.  
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Lights on the International Space Station

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Groups explore illumination with NASA's Lighting Environment Test Facility (LETF) as a context. Using the TI-Nspire app, groups determine the lux equation that models their simulation. They then use the lux equation to solve problems...
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How Do You Solve a Two-Step Equation by Multiplying by a Reciprocal?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Got a fraction in your equation? Don't like that fraction? Just multiply both sides by the reciprocal of that fraction to get rid of it. Now you can solve the problem using the steps necessary to isolate your variable. Don't forget to...
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem with a Rational Equation?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Translate a word problem into a rational equation. This word problem might cause some to pause and ponder, and some to just give up and skip the problem altogether. It does involve some fractions, so watch this video and get a better...
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What's a Rational Equation?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
What is a rational expression? Is it something to do with numerators, denominators, and polynomials? What things make up a rational equation? Watch this video as the teacher explains what makes a rational equation.
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Holes in Rational Equations

For Teachers 7th - 9th
When you have a hole in a graph it means that both the numerator and denominator equaled 0 in an equation. So what does that mean? Learners can brush up on this graphing concept and feel OK when they realize a hole in a graph is just a...
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Rational Equations

For Students Higher Ed
In this college level mathematics worksheet, students solve rational equations and identify the extraneous solutions.  The two page worksheet contains fifty-eight problems.  Answers are included. 
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How Do You Solve a Rational Equation by LCD Multiplication?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Use the least common denominator to solve rational equations with variables in the denominators of algebraic fractions. Learners can watch this video to find out how to do just this! An instructor solves 2 problems by finding the least...
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How Do You Solve a Rational Equation by Adding Fractions?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A comprehensive video, this resource explains how to solve an equation when you have a variable in the denominator. The lecturer works through 2 different problems that represent 2 situations. From this video, pupils can gain knowledge...
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Solving Rational Equations

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
In this algebra worksheet, students solve rational equations. They add and subtract rational equations and check for extraneous roots. There are 16 questions with an answer key.
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Solving Rational Equations

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
In this algebra worksheet, learners solve rational equations including two application problems. This worksheet contains explanations to aid in understanding. 
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Solving Rational Equations 1

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Algebra I worksheet, students solve rational equations that may have extraneous solutions.  The worksheet is two pages and contains twenty problems.  Answer key is provided. 
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Extra Practice 10.4: Solving Rational Equations

For Students 8th - 11th
For this rational equations worksheet, students solve 20 rational equations.  Students find the zeros of rational functions and solve rational equations.
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Solving Radical Equations Including Problem Solving

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this rational equation worksheet, students solve 20 equations with a variable in the denominator of one more terms. They also read real-life application problems, write a rational equation to fit the problem and solve the equation....
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Applications Using Rational Equations

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Algebra learners explore the concept of writing equations using rational expressions. This work sheet contains a number of word problems including reciprocal number problems, work problems, and problems can that be solved using...
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Work Word Problems

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
For this word problem worksheet, algebra students solve classic work problems. They find work rates, time to complete a task with a partner, or time to complete task alone. Twelve word problems are included in this worksheet. An answer...
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Solving Algebraic Fractions

For Students 9th - 12th
Equations with algebraic fractions still require the LCD. Pupils learn to solve equations with algebraic fractions. Multiplying through by a common denominator gives a simpler equation that they can solve.
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Abstract Fractional Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers of this short video examine abstract equations with fractional expressions and learn to find a least common multiple to eliminate denominators. They then see how to manipulate the equation to isolate the variable of interest.
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How Do You Solve a Rational Equation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
There are a lot of steps in this problem. But just like walking up a flight of stairs, you should take one step at a time, so too in the solving of this problem. The instructor explains each step and what to do to move to the next one.