Unit Seven

# Fractions

Unit Objective:
Determine the domain for rational expressions; reduce rational expressions; add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions; simplify complex rational expressions; solve rational equations.

*All assignments are in Basic Technical Mathematics With Calculus 7th edition by Allyn J. Washington, 2000.

Method of Evaluation:
The unit test will be a pencil and paper quiz taken at your class site. The test will be administered by the instructor or by a proctor. Please see the course schedule for the exact time and date of the unit test.

Objective One
Understand equivalent fraction and be able to reduce fractions.

Objective Two
Be able to multiply and divide fractions.

• Read 6.6, pages 186 - 188.
• Complete Work Exercises 6.6, page 188 - 189 #1 - 39 (odd).
• Quick Review sheet 7-2.

Objective Three
Be able to add and subtract fractions.

• Read 6.7, pages 189 - 192.
• Complete Work Exercises 6.7, pages 193 - 194 #1 - 33 (odd), 45, 57, 58.
• Quick Review sheet 7-3.

Objective Four
Be able to simplify complex fractions.

Objective Five
Be able to solve fractional equations.

• Read 6.8, pages 195 - 197.
• Complete Work Exercises 6.8, page 198 #1 - 21 (odd), 25, 27, 29, 34, 37, 41, 44, 45, 47, 51.
• Quick Review sheet 7-5.

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