How does the answer "(1- √3)/(2 √2)" equal "( √2 - √6)/4"?

I have no idea how to simploify the first answer - any help will be much appreciated, thanks!

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- December 20th 2012, 07:12 PMmisiaizeskaDivision/Simplying Question
How does the answer "(1- √3)/(2 √2)" equal "( √2 - √6)/4"?

I have no idea how to simploify the first answer - any help will be much appreciated, thanks! - December 20th 2012, 07:53 PMchiroRe: Division/Simplying Question
Hey Sekonda.

Using distributive properties and multiplying both sides by (SQRT(2)) gives:

[SQRT(2) - SQRT(6)]/[2*SQRT(2)*SQRT(2)] = [SQRT(2) - SQRT(6)]/4.

All I did was multiply the original expression by SQRT(2)/SQRT(2) which is the same as multiplying by 1. - December 23rd 2012, 04:40 PMmisiaizeskaRe: Division/Simplying Question
Thanks!