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Algebra
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. Is every polynomial function a rational function? Explain your answer and provide an example. 

Jun 16th, 2015

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A rational function is a function that can be written as the quotient of two polynomials. A polynomial function is An expression that can have constants, variables and exponents, that can be combined using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, but:


• no division by a variable.
• a variable's exponents can only be 0,1,2,3,... etc.
• it can't have an infinite number of terms.Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.
Jun 16th, 2015

Do we need to cancel out the common factors in the numerator and denominator?

Jun 17th, 2015

In order to cancel the numerator must equal the denominator 

Jun 17th, 2015

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