# 12-6 Rational Expressions with Like Denominators

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12-6 Rational Expressions with Like Denominators
```12-6
Rational Expressions with Like
Denominators
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Objectives
• Students will add rational expressions with
like denominators.
• Students will subtract rational expressions
with like denominators.
Rational
Expressions
• Use common denominators!
Example 1
4b 16b 20b 4b
+
=
=
15 15
15
3
Example 2
6c
12
6c + 12 6(c + 2)
+
=
=
=6
c+2 c+2
c+2
c+2
Example 3
7x + 9 x − 5
−
x −3 x −3
7 x + 9 − ( x − 5)
=
x −3
7x + 9 − x + 5
=
x −3
6 x + 14
=
x −3
2(3 x + 7)
=
x −3
Example 4
3x + 2 y
2x + y
5x + 4 y
2x + y
Find an expression
for the perimeter of
the rectangle
pictured.
3x + 2 y 3x + 2 y 5x + 4 y 5x + 4 y
P=
+
+
+
2x + y 2x + y 2x + y 2x + y
16x + 12 y
=
2x + y
4(4 x + 3 y)
=
2x + y
Example 5
3s
− 5s
+
11 − s s − 11
− 3s
− 5s
=
+
s − 11 s − 11
− 8s
=
s − 11
Example 6
2y
7y
−
y−2 2− y
2y
−7y
=
−
y−2 y−2
9y
=
y−2
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