Algebraic Fractions

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  • Algebraic Fractions
    • Simplifying Algebraic Fractions
      • You can simplify algebraic fractions by cancelling terms on the top and bottom.
      • Deal with each letter individually and cancel as much as possible
    • Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions
      • To multiply two fractions you do the tops and bottoms separately. To divide turn the second fraction upside down and multiply
      • Simplify aftwerwards
    • Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Fractions
      • Work out the common denominator. Multiply the top and bottom of each fraction by whatever gives you the denominator. Add or subtract the numerators only





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