# Rational Expressions

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## Rational Expressions Revision Questions

1. . Which of the following is NOT a rational expression?

1. 3/2x
2. x - 1/2x
3. 1/√x
4. 5

2. . What is the rational expression form of

√x - 1/x√x - x
1. 1
2. x - 1
3. 1/x
4. x

3. . Which of the following is a disallowed value for the rational expression

x2 - 5x + 4/2x2 - 8x + 6
1. -1
2. 4
3. 0
4. 3

4. . What is the simplest form of the rational expression

36x2 y3/9x2 yz
1. 4y2z
2. 4y2/z
3. 4xy/z
4. 27y2/z

5. . Which of the following is equivalent to the rational expression

x2 - 1/2x - 2
1. x + 1/2
2. x - 1/2
3. x - 1/x + 1
4. x + 1/2(x - 1)

6. . What is

x - 1/3x + 2/9x
1. 3x - 1/3x
2. 3x - 1/9x
3. 3x + 1/3x
4. 3x - 5/3x

7. . What is

x - 2/3x - 2x - 1/1 - x
1. 1 - x/4x - 1
2. 7x2 - 6x + 2/3x2 - 3x
3. 2x2 - 5x + 2/-3x2 + 3x
4. 2x2 - 5x + 2/2x - 1

8. . Write the product below in the simplest form

2x2 + 7x - 4/10x - 512 - 3x/x3 - 16x
1. -3/5
2. -3/5x
3. -3x/5
4. 3/5

9. . Calculate

x + 1/x ÷ 2x + 2/4x2
1. 2x
2. 1/2x
3. 2x2
4. 2/x

10. . What is the LCM of 6x3y4z and 8xy2z4?

1. 14x4y6z5
2. 24x4y6z5
3. 24 x3y4z4
4. 24xyz

11. . What is the simplest form of the complex fraction

3 - x/2x/x - 3/12x
1. -6
2. 6
3. -x2 + 9/24x
4. -x2 - 9/24x

12. . What is the value of

5 - 5 - 5 - .../3/3
1. 14/3
2. 15/4
3. 16/5
4. 17/6

### More challenging questions

13. . What is the simplest form of the following complex fraction

x + 1 + 1 + 1/x/x + 1/x/1/x
1. 3/x
2. x + 1/x
3. 4x
4. 3x

14. . If we have

7x - 6/x2 - x - 6 = A/x - 3 + B/x + 2

then what is A · B

Hint! You have to solve a system of linear equations with A and B as variables.

1. 3
2. 4
3. 12
4. 15

15. . If

x2 - y2 = 36 and 1/x + y + 1/x - y = 5/9

are given, then what is the value of y?

1. 4
2. 6
3. 8
4. 10

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