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Algebraic Fractions

Algebraic Fractions are fractions that contain variables in either the numerator or the denominator.

Below is an example of an algebraic fraction:

Figure 1.

To Simplify an Algebraic Fraction, first write each expression in its simplest form:

Figure 2.

Next, terms present in both the numerator and denominator can be canceled:,/p>

Figure 3.

Now we have our final answer:

Figure 4.

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