# Reducing rational expression to lowest terms

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Explain this concept and, tell why it is important when attempting to solve an equation with a rational expression. Complete the problem below as an example in explaining your answer

Reducing to Lowest Terms

Reduce each rational expression to lowest terms. Assume that the

variables represent only numbers for which the denominators are

nonzero.

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