Algebraic Fractions

What are Algebraic Fractions?

Fractions can not only have numerical numerators and denominators but also algebraic ones. Algebraic fractions are fractions whose numerator and denominator consists of an algebraic values or expressions. Although we use the same rules to work with algebraic fractions that we do with numerical fractions, students often ten to struggle to simplify or solve algebraic fractions. Here are some example of algebraic fractions. You will meet algebraic fractions quite often during your maths lessons and this is why it is important that you know how to work with them. A very important topics with regard to algebraic fractions is to learn how to simplify them by cancelling common factors.

Start Working with Algebraic Fractions

Now that you know what algebraic fractions are you can start working with them. They will appear in everyday algebra. We recommend that you learn how to simplify algebraic fractions by cancelling common factors. Please share this page if you like it or found it helpful!
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Chapter 19.0:  Learning Outcomes Students will be introduced to algebraic fractions!



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