# Chapter 7 - Section 7.1 - Rational Expressions and Their Simplification - Exercise Set - Page 493: 95

We use the Fundamental Principle of Rational expressions, 1. Factor the numerator and the denominator completely. 2. Divide both the numerator and the denominator by any common factors.

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We use the Fundamental Principle of Rational expressions, 1. Factor the numerator and the denominator completely. 2. Divide both the numerator and the denominator by any common factors.

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