# Introduction to Rational Expressions

### Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:- Simplify rational expressions.
- Multiply rational expressions.
- Divide rational expressions.
- Add and subtract rational expressions.
- Simplify complex rational expressions.

[latex]\frac{280+9x}{x}[/latex]

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