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Common Factors Exercises

Example 1

Simplify the following expression by canceling common factors, if possible:

Example 2

Simplify the following expression by canceling common factors, if possible:

Example 3

Simplify the following expression by canceling common factors, if possible:

Example 4

A student was asked to remove all possible common factors from the following rational expression: . The student wrote:
Identify the mistake, if any.

Example 5

A student was asked to remove all possible common factors from the following rational expression: The student wrote:
Identify the mistake, if any.

Example 6

A student was asked to remove all possible common factors from the following rational expression: The student wrote:
. Identify the mistake, if any.