# Rational Expressions, Rational Exponents and Solving rational equations

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1. Rational Expressions

What constitutes a rational expression? How would you explain this concept to someone unfamiliar with it?

2.Rational Exponents

How would you define what a rational exponent is? Is there such a thing as an irrational exponent? Explain.

3.Solving rational equations

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 to understand?

4. Number of solutions of rational equations

Do all rational equations have a single solution? Why is that so?

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