## Unit 5: Rational Functions and Equations

Objectives:By examining the importance of employee productivity and its impact on business efficiency, students simplify rational expressions and use rational equations. |
Big Ideas and Enduring Understandings:Students will: · Simplify fractions with polynomials in the numerator and denominator by factoring both and reducing them to the simplest terms. · Add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions. · Solve rational equations using rate, area, transportation, work, and percent mixture problems. · Determine the cost of labor. · Explain work ethic and its impact on the cost of labor. · Maximize productivity and/or profitability through human resource management. · Examine business ethics. |
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