Algebraic Fraction

Mathematics SSS 2 Second Term


Algebraic Fraction

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to;

  1. Simplify on algebraic fraction to its lowest term.
  2. Simplify algebraic fraction involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  3. Simplify and solve simple equations involving fractions

Simplification of Fractions


Algebraic fractions are simply fractions with algebraic expressions on the top and/or bottom.

Note; When adding or subtracting algebraic fractions, the first thing to do is to put them onto a common denominator (by cross multiplying).

Algebraic expressions are said to have monomial denominator if the denominator has a single term. Examples are xy, 4a, b2, etc. However, algebraic fraction with monomial denominators is of the form:.... View More

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