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# Dividing Rational Expressions

Example 1

Find:

 Solution Step 1 Invert the second fraction and change the division symbol, Ã·, to the multiplication symbol, Â·. Step 2 Factor the numerators and denominators. Step 3 Cancel all pairs of factors common to the numerators and denominators. Step 4 Multiply the numerators. Multiply the denominators.

Thus,

Example 2

Find:

 Solution Step 1 Invert the second fraction and change the division symbol, Ã·, to the multiplication symbol, Â·. Step 2 Factor the numerators and denominators. Step 3 Cancel all pairs of factors common to the numerators and denominators. Step 4 Multiply the numerators. Multiply the denominators.

Thus,

Notice that is in lowest terms.