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Give some examples of terms and factors in rational expressions and explain how both are affected when a fraction is simplified

Consider the rational expression: .
This rational expression has two terms, and .
The term can be simplified as
When this is plugged back in the expression , it is written as +
Now, this is simplified as:
This examples shows terms and factors in rational expressions and how both are affected when a fraction is simplified.
Some further examples (for your exercise) are:
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