Hey, I'm really struggling with a question on my maths homework. Express root5 +3/root 5 -2 in the form Proot5 + Q where P and Q are integers I got 2root5 Is this right?
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Originally Posted by maplematt Hey, I'm really struggling with a question on my maths homework. Express root5 +3/root 5 -2 in the form Proot5 + Q where P and Q are integers I got 2root5 Is this right? I get It seems to be addition, don't let the surd fool you, it's like x+x = 2x
Originally Posted by e^(i*pi) I get It seems to be addition, don't let the surd fool you, it's like x+x = 2x do you mind explaining how you got to that?
Originally Posted by maplematt do you mind explaining how you got to that? I could have misread the OP but I don't think so. Let so that the equation becomes What I did was said that you can combine the u terms to give And since we get and are both integers so it does satisfy the terms
Originally Posted by e^(i*pi) I could have misread the OP but I don't think so. Let so that the equation becomes What I did was said that you can combine the u terms to give And since we get and are both integers so it does satisfy the terms Thanks for the continued help,but I think you've misread, or maybe i didn't qrite it properly. root5 +3/root 5 -2 (root5 plus 3) divided by (root 5 minus 2) sorry if i caused some confusion.
Originally Posted by maplematt Thanks for the continued help,but I think you've misread, or maybe i didn't qrite it properly. root5 +3/root 5 -2 (root5 plus 3) divided by (root 5 minus 2) sorry if i caused some confusion. Hi maplematt,
Originally Posted by maplematt Thanks for the continued help,but I think you've misread, or maybe i didn't qrite it properly. root5 +3/root 5 -2 (root5 plus 3) divided by (root 5 minus 2) sorry if i caused some confusion. I misread the question >.< Disregard anything I said and follow master's correct answer
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