Goal 1: Identify what a rational expression is (whole chapter)
Goal 2: Simplify (“reduce”) rational expressions (12 – 3)
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
Video: Simplify Rational Expressions (22 min)  More videos: Simplifying Rational Expressions (Khan Academy) 
Problem Set: 12  3  More Explanation: PurpleMath Simplifying Rational Expressions 
Goal 3: Multiply and divide rational expressions (12 – 4)
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
Videos: Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions 1 
More Explanation: MathPortal Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions 
Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions handout  IXL practice: Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions 
Problem Set: 12  4 
Goal 4: Find the least common denominator of two or more rational expressions (12 – 6, additional handouts)
Goal 5: Add and subtract rational expressions (12 – 6)
Required tasks/resources for Section DGI  Optional tasks/resources for all sections 
Read and take notes: RegentsPrep Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions  Video: Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions Handout #4 and 7 
IXL Practice: Add and Subtract Rational Expressions Do 15 problems. Send me a screen shot of your final page showing the last problem, score, and time.  
Add and Subtract Rational Expressions handout  
Problem Set: "Finding Common Denominators" handout  
Problem Set: 12  6 
Optional: Solve rational equations
Required tasks/resources  Optional tasks/resources 
None; this is an optional extension.  Video: Solving Rational Equations 
Problem Set: 12  7 
Optional: Graph rational functions
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None; this is an optional extension.  CoolMath explanation: Graphing Rational Functions Note: On Part 4, you only really have to understand the part on horizontal asymptotes. If you skip the stuff on obliques, you will still be able to do the rest of the topic. 
Problem Set: 12  2 
Topic Summary
Required tasks/resources Problem Set: Chapter Review Assignment 

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