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# What constitutes a rational expression?

How would you explain this concept to someone unfamiliar with it? Demonstrate with one or more examples. Explain the basic steps involved in simplifying rational expressions. What makes a rational...

# What distinguishes a rational expression from a rational equation?

Explain the five-steps for solving rational equations. Can any of these steps be eliminated? Can the order of these steps be changed? Would you add any steps to make it easier, or to make it easier...

# Two inches of heavy, wet snow are equivalent to an inch of rain.

Estimate the water content in 9 inches of heavy, wet snow. The water content in 9 inches of snow is what in inches? (Type an integer or decimal.)

# Suppose that y is directly proportional to x and that y = -53 when x=5.

Find the constant of proportionality k k=?

# A triangle has sides of 4, 7, and 10.

In a similar triangle the shortest side is 12 and the longest is x.  (a) Write a proportion that models the situation. (b) Solve the proportion for x. ( The proportion is ? Type an...

# Solve the equation.

R= as/a + s for s. The solution is s = ?

# Solve the equation.

b/p = n for p P=?

x+3/4x=5/4 Select the correct choice below. (a) The solution is ? (b) There is no solution.

# Find the least common multiple.

x^2 - 5x, x^2 (The least common multiple is ?)

# Simplify and reduce the expression to lowest terms.

10r/8r+3 - 2r - 3/8r + 3 =?

# Divide and simplify to lowest terms.

2y+5/3y + 1 divided by 2y + 5/y+5=?  Simplify your answer. Type your answer in factored form.

# Multiply and simplify to lowest terms.

(t+7)^2/t+2 * (t+2)^2/t+7=?

# Simplify the expression.

n^2 - 2n/n^2 - 7n=?

# If possible evaluate the expression for the given value of the variable.

10/x^2 - 3x - 10 (x=2) Select the correct choice below (a) For x = 2 The expression 10/x^2 - 3x - 10=? (b) For the expression 10/x^2 - 3x - 10 is undefined.

# Factor x^3 - 8

Select the correct choice below. (a) x^3 - 8 =? (b) The polynomial is prime.

# Factor the trinomial completely.

8a^3 + 14a^2 +3a Select the correct choice below. (a) 8a^3 + 14a^2 + 3a =? (b) The polynomial is prime.

# Factor the trinomial

5x^2 + 19x - 4 Select the correct choice below (a) 5x^2 + 19x - 4=? (b) The polynomial is prime.

# Describe the general attributes of a grant proposal. Be sure to address the function of a grant proposal.

The purpose of a grant proposal, and how a grant proposal relates to a program plan.

# Factor the expression completely.

Select the correct choice below. (a) 9x^3 +72=? (b) The polynomial is prime.