rational algebraic expression

rational algebraic expression

[¦rash·ən·əl ‚al·jə‚brā·ik ik′spresh·ən]
(mathematics)
An algebraic expression that equals a quotient of polynomials.
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The curriculum emphasizes graphing, while manipulation with rational algebraic expressions is delayed until later courses.