I really, really like this rational expression problem from Blitzer’s Pre-Calculus book. I will definitely be using it with my Algebra 2 students when we do complex fractions!

In one short sentence, five words or less, explain what (this complex fraction) does to each number x.

## More Activities for Teaching Rationals

- End Behavior of Rational Functions Stations Activity
- Finding Common Denominators of Rational Expressions Activity
- Identity Crisis Task Involving Rationals
- Complex Fraction Task from Blitzer
- Finding Asymptotes Foldable
- Adding or Subtracting Rational Expressions Foldable
- Complex Fractions Graphic Organizer Notes
- Solving Rational Equations Foldable
- Rational Expressions Question Stack Activity
- Rational Expressions Killing Cats Poster
- Complex Fractions Notes
- Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions Notes
- Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions Notes
- Simplifying Rational Expressions Notes
- The Paragraph Function – An Activity for Modeling Rational Functions