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10-105.

Use your understanding of the number 1 to simplify the rational expressions below.  

  1. Simplify by finding factors that make 'one'.

  1. Factor the expression, then use the same method as in part (a) to solve.

  1. Factor the expression, then use the same method as part (a).

  1. Find common factors of the numerator and the denominator that make 'one'.