GED Mathematical Reasoning Test For Dummies
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On the Mathematical Reasoning section of the GED, you may be asked to simplify a rational expression. The following practice questions show a few examples of what you might encounter.

Practice questions

  1. Simplify the following expression:

  2. Simplify the following expression:


Answers and explanations

  1. The expression simplifies to


    Here's how:

  2. The expression simplifies to


    Here's how:


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Murray Shukyn, an acknowledged Canadian leader in alternative education, has taught at the elementary, secondary, and university levels and created adult training programs. Achim Krull has taught at high school and adult levels, and has written textbooks, teachers' guides, and numerous other learning materials.

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