In this video, we are going to multiply and divide rational expressions.

We can start by either directly perform the operation or reduce across.

**For example:**

First, reduce the numbers that are across from each other

Further reduce, which can be done vertically with the *8* and the *4*

Multiply

And we have

**With variables, it is the same concept**

Factor the expressions if necessary

Reduce diagonally

Multiple across

Division is similar to multiplication.

Remember to Keep, Change, Flip

**For example:**

Keep the first fraction, change the operation from division to multiplication, and flip the second fraction

Factor if necessary

Reduce expressions

Multiply across

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