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**Simplifying Rational Expressions**

**As we mentioned before, a rational expression is a ratio which has polynomials in both numerator and denominator. When we simplify a numerical fraction, we have to divide both numerator and denominator by their common numerical factor. When we deal with rational expressions, we divide both numerator and denominator by their common numerical or *** variable* factor.

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