1/(√5)

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(3t-1)/√(3t) -1)

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- Apr 16th 2005, 11:04 PMpinky&thebrainRationalize each denominator
1/(√5)

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(3t-1)/√(3t) -1) - Apr 16th 2005, 11:12 PMbeepnoodle
Multiply top and bottom by sqrt(5). This is the same as multiplying by one, so it doesn't change the answer, just the way it looks. For example,

1/sqrt(2) can be rewritten as sqrt(2)/2 by multiplying the top and bottom of the fraction by sqrt(2).