## ← Simplify Rationals Expressions 1 - Visualizing Algebra

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1. We can use our knowledge of canceling factors to help us simplify rational
2. expressions. We simplify a rational expression the same way that we simply
3. fractions. We just need to cancel the factors that appear in the numerator and
4. the denominator since the factors reduced to 1. We can use these steps for any
5. rational expression we encounter. So let's start off with this one. I want you
6. to factor the numerator and the denominator in the set here.