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Concept
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Solving rational equations is substantially easier with like denominators. When **solving rational equations**, first multiply every term in the equation by the common denominator so the equation is "cleared" of fractions. Next, use an appropriate technique for solving for the variable.

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Sample Problems
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Problem 5

How to solve projectile motion problems using the quadratic function.

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Problem 6

How to solve a quadratic equation by factoring when the leading coefficient is not one.

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Problem 7

How to solve quadratic equations by factoring the difference of perfect squares.

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Problem 8

How to solve a quadratic equation by factoring when the leading coefficient is one.

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Problem 9

Factoring by grouping to solve polynomial equations.

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Problem 10

Finding the dimensions of a box if you know the volume.

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Problem 11

How to solve quadratic equations by expanding, writing in standard form, and factoring.

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Problem 12

How to solve geometric relationships using area models, the Pythagorean Theorem, and factoring.

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Problem 13

How to use difference of perfect squares and greatest common factors to solve equations by factoring

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Problem 14

How to solve polynomial equations by factoring with a greatest common factor

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Problem 15

Explanatin of why it is valid to divide both sides of a quadratic equation by a constant, but not by a variable

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Problem 16

Solving quadratic equations by factoring when the a value is one

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Problem 17

Geometry applications of solving quadratic equations by factoring, including rectangle, triangle, and circle areas

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Problem 18

Area of rectangles application of solving a quadratic from factored form

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Problem 19

Solving quadratic equations by factoring when the a value is not one

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Problem 20

Finding the zeros of a polynomial by factoring

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Problem 21

Pythagorean Theorem problems that involve squaring and factoring binomials

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Problem 22

Using quadratics to determine when an object will hit the ground