Solve Rational Equations 1

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Lesson Description:

Part 1 of Solving Rational Equations; more examples.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a rational equation?
  • When is a fraction undefined?
  • How do you solve equations with fractions in them?
  • What are some methods for solving rational equations?
  • How do you solve x/6 + 4x/3 = x/18?
  • How do you get rid of all fractions in a rational equation?
  • How do you check your solution to a rational equation?
  • How do you solve a rational equation using the jeolousy method of getting common denominators?
  • When can you eliminate denominators from Algebra problems?
  • How do you solve an Algebraic rational equation when the variable is in the denominator?
  • How do you solve 3 - 12/x = 7?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson explains what rational equations are and some strategies for solving them. Several example problems are shown and all steps for solving the equations are explained. This is a great place to start if you are having trouble solving equations with fractions in them.