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    Simplify

    -\frac{3}{5 + \sqrt{3}}

    How do you simplify this equation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hydride View Post
    -\frac{3}{5 + \sqrt{3}}

    How do you simplify this equation?

    Thanks.
    One way is:

    -\frac{3}{5 + \sqrt{3}} \times \frac{5 - \sqrt{3}} {5 - \sqrt{3}}

    can you finish?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hydride View Post
    -\frac{3}{5 + \sqrt{3}}

    How do you simplify this equation?

    Thanks.
    Also, this is not an equation. It's an expression.
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