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# Solving Rational Equations

Unit 7: Rational Functions
Lesson 8 of 17

## Big Idea: Examining the structure of the equation makes it easier for students to identify and understand extraneous solutions.

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Math, Graphing (Algebra), Algebra, rational equations, Function Operations and Inverses, Algebra 2, master teacher project, extraneous solutions
50 minutes

### Jacob Nazeck

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