# Polynomial Division and Rational Expressions

# Simplifying Rational Expressions Exercises

### Example 1

Simplify the following and determine if the simplified expression is equivalent to the original:

### Example 2

Simplify the following and determine if the simplified expression is equivalent to the original:

### Example 3

Simplify the following and determine if the simplified expression is equivalent to the original:

### Example 4

Simplify the following and determine if the simplified expression is equivalent to the original:

### Example 5

Simplify the following and determine if the simplified expression is equivalent to the original: