**Differentiated Learning Objectives**

- All students should be able to simplify an algebraic fraction involving linear terms.
- Most students should be able to simplify algebraic fractions involving linear and quadratic terms in the form
*ax*where a equals one by factorising.^{2}+bx+c - Some students should be able to simplify algebraic fractions involving quadratics in the form ax
^{2}+bx+c where a does not equal one.