Simplifying Rational Expressions (7 1C Continued Solutions Problems 60 thur 70)

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This lesson on simplifying rational expressions covers various problems involving exponents, fractions and negative powers. Through the use of simple algebraic operations, the instructor demonstrates how to simplify each problem step-by-step, making it easy to understand and follow along. The lesson concludes with an example of standard notation, showcasing the importance of scientific notation for writing small numbers.

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Simplifying rational expressions

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you use rules of exponents to simplify rational expressions?
  • What is (2*10^72)^-1?
  • What is 3^7/3^-11?
  • What is (4x^2)^-2/(2x^4)^2?
  • How do you simplify expressions with variables and exponents in them?
  • How do you simplify 20m^4n^5/5(mn^2)^3?
  • How do you change a number from scientific notation into standard notation?
  • What is standard notation?
  • How do you write 9.11 x 10^-28 in standard notation?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson explains the step-by-step solutions to several rational expression problems. The rules of exponents are a prerequisite to understanding this lesson. Some really good examples are shown and the problems near the end of the lesson become quite involved.