What are complex rational expressions?
Complex fractions are fractions in which the numerator or denominator contains a fraction. In Chapter 1 we simplified complex fractions like these:
In this section we will simplify complex rational expressions, which are rational expressions with rational expressions in the numerator or denominator.
Complex Rational Expression
A complex rational expression is a rational expression in which the numerator or denominator contains a rational expression.
Here are a few complex rational expressions:
Remember, we always exclude values that would make any denominator zero.
We will use two methods to simplify complex rational expressions.