Rational Function

Pronunciation: /ˈræʃ.nl ˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ Explain

A rational function is a function whose rule is a fraction where the numerator and denominator are polynomials. Example: f(x)=(x^2-2)/(x^3+1)


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, rational function. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 151. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Rational Function. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/r/rationalfunction.html.

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