RATL 2 | Lesson 1 | Try This! (Rational Expressions)

Try This!

1). Here are some non-examples of rational expressions. Why are these not rational expressions?

Hint: Keep in mind the definition of a polynomial.

a) \(\Large \frac{3-\sqrt{x}}{2+x}\)

b) \(\Large \frac{x+2}{4+\frac{1}{x}}\)

c) \(\Large \frac{x-4}{3-3}\)

d) \(2^x\)

2) Generate a list of attributes that keep an expression from being a rational expression.

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