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Rational Expression Worksheet #1:


Simplifying
Simplify.
1.

18 x 6
27 x 4

4.

36k 3 m
24k 4 mn 5

16a 2b 3c 4
7.
20a 7b 2 c 2

2.

3x 2
12 x

5.

12 x 2
9x 2 y

120 x 3 y
8..
25xy 5

3.

10a 3 b
15ab 3

6.

42 x 2
36 x 3

9.

16 x 2 y 7
12 x 5 y 3 z 4

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Rational Expression Worksheet #2:


Simplifying
Simplify (remember to factor when necessary).

1.

2x 6
4 x 12

3 x 18
x 2 6x
x 2 5x 6
x 2 2 x 15

4.

7.

4x 4
2
x 4x 3

2.

x 2 9 x 20
2x 8

5.

3 x 12
3 x 2 12 x

8.

x 2 x 12
x 2 2x 8

3.

6 x 24
x 7 x 12
2

6.

9.

x 2 5x 4
x 2 4x

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Rational Expression Worksheet #3:


Simplifying
Simplify. Remember to factor if necessary
1.

28 x 3
35 x 5

2.

5 x 40
4 x 32

3.

36 y 2
12 y

4.

x 2 12 x 20
3x 6

5.

6 x 30
x 8 x 15

6.

25a 3b 7
15a 8 b 3

7.

5 x 15
x 2 3x

8.

38k 2 m 2 n
24k 4 mn 5

9.

7 x 14
x 2 2x

16 x 2 y 5 z
10.
8x 3 y 2 z2

13.

x 2 3 x 28
x 2 2x 8

9x 9
x 8x 7

11.

x 2 6x 8
x 2 2 x 24

12.

14.

x2 7x 6
x 2 6x

36a 5b 2 c 6
15.
42a 7b 2 c 2

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Rational Expression Worksheet #4:


Multiplying
Multiply the expressions (remember to factor when necessary).

6
5x 25

x 9 x 20
15

12 x 3 40

25 9 x 2

2.

6 x 18 x 3
3.

4x2 2x 6

4.

x3
x2
2
4 x 4x 3

5 x 2 6x 7
5.

x 1 3x 21

6.

9 x 18 3x 12

x 2x 8
6x

1.

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Rational Expression Worksheet #5:


Multiplying & Dividing
Multiply or divide these rational expressions. Show work and FACTOR!!
1.

2a 2 b b

b2c a

2.

y 2 2 y 15
8

4
y3

3.

x 5 2 x 10

6
12

4.

5n 15 2n 4

4n 8 3n 9

5.

x 2 2 x 3x 6

6
x

6.

m 2 2m 8
2m 8
2
8m 24
m 7m 12

7.

x3
x2
2
10 x 20 x 4 x 3

8.

x 2 x 12 2 x 6

x4
x5

9.

x 2 5x 6 x 2 3x 4

5x 15
7 x 21

10.

24 x 3 15 y 2

25 y 5 8 x 2

11.

6 x 18
x

4x
2x 6

12.

3x 12 x 4

12 x
48 x 3

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Rational Expression Worksheet #6:


Multiplying & Dividing
Multiply or divide the rational expressions. Show work & factor when necessary.

1.

2x 6
x2
2
5 x 10 x 4 x 3

2.

x 2 x 12 x 4

3x 9
12

3.

x 2 5x 4 x 1

x
x2

4.

6
8 x 40

x 9 x 20 6 x 12

5.

5x 15
x3

4 x 2 6 x 18

x 2 5x 24
3x 24
7.
2
2x 2
x 8x 9

9.

4 x x 2 8x 7

8x 8
8x 3

6.

7 x 2 14 x 3

12 x 48 y 3

24 x 3 30
8.

50 x 8 x 2

10.

6 x 12
7 x 21

x 9 x 18 5x 10
2

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Rational Expression Worksheet #7:


Simplify/Multiply/Divide
Simplify (remember to factor when necessary).

1.

12 x 6
42 x 4

2.

x 2 8 x 15
3x 9

Multiply or divide (remember to factor when necessary).


x 3 x 2 3x 2
3.

5 x 20 x 2 5 x 6

5.

15x 2 5x 6

45x 3 9 x 4

4.

x 2 x 12 x 2 6 x 8

4 x 12
6

6.

6 x 24 9 x 63

5x 35 7 x 28

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Rational Expression Worksheet #8:


Simplify/Multiply/Divide
Simplify (remember to factor when necessary).

1.

18 x 6
27 x 4

2.

x 2 6x 8
3 x 12

3.

x 2 7 x 12
x 2 2 x 15

Multiply or divide (remember to factor when necessary).


4.

x3
x2 x 2

x 2 4x 4 x 2 4x 3

5.

x 2 x 12 x 2 x 20

3x 9
x5

6
5x 25

x 9 x 20 3x 6

15x 2 5x 6
6.

45x 3 9 x 4

7.

6 x 12 3x 3
8.

4x2 2x 4

9.

x 2 5x 6 x 2 3x 4
10.

2x 6
4 x 12

25xy 3 14 xy

11.
35x 4 y 2 10 x 2 y 3

12.

4 x x 2 6x 7

x 1 x2 7x

13.

3x 21 5x 20

x 3x 28 2 x 8
2

6 x 30
7 x 14

x 7 x 10
6x
2

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Rational Expression Worksheet #9:


Adding/Subtracting

Add or subtract these rational expressions.


1.

9
2

15 x 15 x

2.

5x 2 x

7
7

3.

4x
7

2x 3 2x 3

4.

2
x

5x 9 5x 9

5.

5
2

8a 8a

6.

7. y 2 9 y 2 9

7
4

x5 x5

8.

8
3
2
2
2x
2x

9.

2
1

x 1 x 1

10.

x 1 2x 9

3x 4 3x 4

11.

5x
4
2
2
3x
3x

12.

7x 4
3x 2
2
x 3x 2 x 3 x 2
2

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Rational Expression Worksheet #10:


Adding/Subtracting
Add or subtract these rational expressions. Show your common denominators and
numerators on this sheet or separate paper. FACTOR denominators when
possible.

1.

5
3

8 8x

2.

3.

7
4

x2 x5

4.

3
y
2
y 5 y 7 y 10

6.

2
1

x3 x7

5.

5
3

4x 2x

2
7

4 x 12 x 3

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Rational Expression Worksheet #11:


Adding/Subtracting
Add or subtract these rational expressions. Show your common denominators and
numerators on this sheet or separate paper. FACTOR denominators when
possible.
1.

5
2

6x 3

2.

2
7

5 x 20 x 4

3.

7
4

x 2 3x 6

4.

3
2y
2
y 3 y 7 y 12

5.

5
7

4 x 12 x

6.

2
3

x 5 x 7

7.

3x
6x

x 6 4 x 24

8.

5
4y
2
y 10 y 12 y 20

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Rational Expression Worksheet #12:


Adding/Subtracting
Add or subtract these rational expressions. Show your common denominators and
numerators on this sheet or separate paper. FACTOR denominators when
possible.
1.

3.

5.

7.

7
2

3x 5

3
4

x2 x7

2
3

5 x 10 x

2x
5

x 11 x 11

3
4

2 x 6 6 x 18

2.

4.

1
4
2
y 3 y 4y 3

2 x 3 3x 4

5 x 30
x6

6.

8.

6x 7
4

x 6x 5 x 5
2

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Rational Expression Worksheet #13:


Solving Equations
Solve each equation for x. SHOW WORK!
1.)

3.)

5.)

15
7x
6

x6 x6 x6

3x 1 4

7x 7 x

1
4
3

7( x 3) 7 ( x 3)

2.)

4.)

6.)

11x
14
41

4x 9 4x 9 4x 9

2x 5 5

3x 6 2 x

2
7
9

5 ( x 6) 5( x 6)

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Rational Expression Worksheet #14:


Solving Equations
Solve each equation for x. SHOW WORK!
1.)

3.)

4 x
11
25

x 8 x 8 x 8

3
9 11

6 x 12 4 x

2.)

4.)

5.)

12
7
2

x 5x 6 x 3 x 2

6.)

7.)

14
7x
63

2x 5 2x 5 2x 5

8.)

3
2x
8

4 4 x 24 x 6

18
4
6

5x 10 5 x 2

1 4 x 9

10 5x 2 x

2
7
4x 2

2
x 6 x 2 x 4 x 12

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Rational Expression Worksheet Review #15:


Simplify/Multiply/Divide
Simplify (remember to factor when necessary).

1.

24 x 6 y 3
56 x 4 y 7

2.

x 2 6x 8
5 x 10

3.

x 2 3 x 40
x 2 2 x 15

Multiply or divide (remember to factor when necessary).


4.

6 x 18
x2 x 2

x 2 5x 4 x 2 4x 3

5.

x 2 x 12 x 2 x 20

4 x 12
3 x 15

6 x 24
5x 25

x 9 x 20 3x 6

35x 4 5x 6
6.

45x 3 9 x 2

7.

7 x 14 12 x 3
8.

4x2 2x 4

9.

x 2 7 x 8 x 2 3x 4
10.

2x 6
4 x 12

25xy 3 14 xy

11.
35x 4 y 2 10 x 2 y 3

12.

4 x x 2 6x 7

x 1 x2 7x

13.

3x 21 5x 20

x 3x 28 2 x 8
2

6 x 30
7 x 14

x 7 x 10
6x
2

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Rational Expression Worksheet Review #16


Adding/Subtracting/Solving
Add or subtract these rational expressions. Show your common denominators and
numerators on this sheet or separate paper. FACTOR denominators when
possible.
1.

3
1

8x 4

2.

2
7

6 x 30 x 5

3.

7
4x

12 3 x

4.

3
2y
2
y 3 y 8 x 15

5.

5x
2x

x 7 4 x 28

6.

6
3y
2
y 8 y 11x 24

8.)

2
4
6

5( x 8) 5 ( x 8)

Solve each equation for x. SHOW WORK!


7.)

3x
8
23

x7 x7 x7

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Rational Expression Worksheet Review #17:


All operations
Simplify (remember to factor when necessary).

120 x 3 y
1.
25xy 5

2.

x 2 9 x 20
2x 8

3.

x 2 x 12
x 2 2x 8

Multiply or divide (remember to factor when necessary).


4.

5n 15 2n 4

4n 8 3n 9

5.

x 2 x 12 2 x 6

x4
x5

6.

x3
x2
2
10 x 20 x 4 x 3

Add or subtract these rational expressions.


7.

5
3

12 x 4

8.

4
5

7 x 35 x 5

Solve each equation for x. SHOW WORK!


9.

3x
8
22

x 7 2( x 7) x 7

10.

2
7
4x 2

2
x 6 x 2 x 4 x 12