Solving Rational Equations

Solving Rational Equations

Author: Kelsey Hennen

Learn what a rational equation is and how to solve them.

This packet includes definitions, steps to solve rational equations, and a step-by-step examples video.

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Key Terms

Rational Equation - an equation including 1 or more rational expressions

Rational Expression - the quotient of 2 or more polynomials

Steps for Solving Rational Equations

Step-by-step example and explanation

Example 2 (step-by-step)

Practice Problems

Try to do these problems on your own and check the answers to make sure you did each step correctly. Good luck!