Algebraic Fractions



algebraic fractions, also known as rational expressions, are fractions containing variables.

algebraic fractions should be cancelled down whenever possible.

fractions involving algebraic expressions can often be simplified using factorising and cancelling.

algebraic fractions can be added, subtracted, multiplied or divided.


Key Skills

  • simplify algebraic fractions
  • add, subtract, divide and multiply algebraic fractions



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