Algebra 1

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Chapter 11 - Rational Expressions and Functions - 11-1 Simplifying Rational Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 52

Answer

Never; $\frac{ab^{3}}{b^{4}}$$\ne$ab

Work Step by Step

This never works because if "b" is equal to 0, then the fraction will be undefined.
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