## Overview

**Learning Intentions (Objectives)**

- Compare and contrast rational numbers and rational expressions.
- Simplify rational expressions.

### Standards Addressed in the Lesson

##### California Common Core Standards for Mathematics

### Lesson Components

- Explore (Rational Numbers)
- Watch (Rational Numbers and Rational Expressions
- Try This!(Rational Expressions)
- Try This! (Prime Factorization)
- Reflect
- Explore 2(Simplifying Rational Expressions)
- Practice (Simplifying Rational Expressions)
- Making Connections (Rational Expressions)