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# \$2.99Take any number (except for 1). Square that number and then subtract one. Divide by... Create number game

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Take any number (except for 1). Square that number and then subtract one. Divide by one less than your original number. Now subtract your original number. Did you reached 1 for an answer? You should have. How does this number game work? Hint: Redo the number game using a variable instead of an actual number and rewrite the problem as one rational expression. How did the number game use the skill of simplifying rational expressions?

Create your own number game using the rules of algebra and post it for your classmates to solve. Think about values that may not work. State whether your number game uses the skill of simplifying rational expressions.

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Take any number (except for 1). Square that number and then subtract one. Divide by... Create number game
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Preview: ... Â Â  5 x 5 = 25 Subtract 1.Â Â Â Â  25 â€“ 1 = 24 Divide by 1 less than my original number.Â Â Â Â  24 / 4 = 6 Subtract my original number.Â Â Â Â  6 â€“ 5 = 1 Â  I re-did the game using a variable instead of a number & came up with following. Â  (x^2 â€“ 1) (x â€“ 1) â€“ x = 1 I then dividedÂ Â Â Â Â  x^2 / x = x Then dividedÂ Â Â Â  (-1) ...

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