GED Math Practice Questions: Simplifying Rational Expressions - dummies

GED Math Practice Questions: Simplifying Rational Expressions

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:

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  2. Simplify the following expression:

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Answers and explanations

  1. The expression simplifies to

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    Here’s how:

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  2. The expression simplifies to

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    Here’s how:

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