Method and WIP please ^^

Give answer in the form Where p is a positive interger

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- January 11th 2010, 11:32 AMMukilabRationalize the denominator
Method and WIP please ^^

Give answer in the form Where p is a positive interger - January 11th 2010, 11:36 AMearboth
- January 11th 2010, 11:43 AMMukilab
Yes it is. How did you get 8*2\sqrt2?

Method for that

and from that step how did you get to the two square routes of 2? Method for that too please - January 11th 2010, 11:52 AMe^(i*pi)
- January 11th 2010, 12:05 PMMukilab
so

:o - January 11th 2010, 12:17 PMArchie Meade
Yes, but that is not the form requested, Mukilab.

Look at Earboth's solution. - January 11th 2010, 12:23 PMMukilab
But I don't get how this http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...73e88dbd-1.gif

Goes to http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...2d0eb15a-1.gif

Wait. Is that even the answer? I'm confused. - January 11th 2010, 12:28 PMe^(i*pi)
- January 11th 2010, 12:35 PMArchie Meade
Here's a more obvious way...

- January 11th 2010, 12:36 PMMukilab
Edit: I saw Mr Meade's post. Thank you very much

- January 11th 2010, 12:49 PMbigwave
- January 11th 2010, 01:58 PMMukilab
- January 11th 2010, 02:23 PMArchie Meade
Or...

- January 11th 2010, 02:29 PMOloria
- January 11th 2010, 02:43 PMArchie Meade
No, that's only one of them.