factors
Only common factors may be eliminated Factors are terms multiplied together 3' s are not factors x's are not factors 
Only common factors may be eliminated Factors are terms multiplied together

Multiply reduce fraction if possible {top /
bottom} mult numerators ; mult denominators

Numerator or denominator with addition or subtraction signs must be factored first

Multiplying Rational Expressions  multiply numerators / multiply denominators

Dividing Rational Expressions invert and multiply 
Dividing Rational Expressions invert  and multiply 
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