In this lesson, we learn how to multiply and simplify algebraic rational expressions by first factoring the numerators and denominators. The key takeaway is that it is easier to factor and cancel before multiplying fractions. The lesson provides examples and walks through steps on how to factor and cancel, making it easy to understand and apply to any rational expression.
Examples of multiplying and simplifying algebraic rational expressions by first factoring the numerators and denominators in order to cancel factors to reduce.
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