Now, that you have multiplied rational expressions, it should be easy to complete the steps for division of rational expressions.
Fill in the blanks to make the steps complete.
Step 1: Completely factor both the ____________ and denominators of all fractions.
Step 2: Change the division sign to a __________ sign and reciprocate the fraction after the division sign; essentially you need to _________ by the reciprocal.
Step 3: Simplify the fractions. Remember that to simplify fractions; you can divide out all forms of one, when a factor in the _________ is the same as a factor in the denominator. Remember, the two _________ must be EXACTLY the same.
Step 4: Rewrite the remaining factors. Notice that you may have to multiply the factors in the numerator and the ___________ in some situations.
Answers are scrambled:
numerators, numerator, factors, denominator multiplication, multiply