Hi I need help with what should be a simple algebra problem, any help would be great thanks.

the square root of 3 - the square root of 2 all over the sqaure root of (3 - the square root of 2)

Printable View

- February 13th 2008, 01:13 PMIlusaAlgebra surd question please help
Hi I need help with what should be a simple algebra problem, any help would be great thanks.

the square root of 3 - the square root of 2 all over the sqaure root of (3 - the square root of 2) - February 13th 2008, 01:42 PMPlato
- February 14th 2008, 08:07 AMIlusa
The question is

sorry I left an important bit out the answer has to be in the form

PS plato when you were multiplying the surd by the conjugate would the - not be outside the brackets, I'm abit confused - February 14th 2008, 08:16 AMtopsquark
- February 14th 2008, 09:07 AMIlusa
the 3 on the denominator should not have the extra square root only the 2 should have

The question is

I multiplied it by

and got

where do you go form here I've factorised by ended up with the original equ - February 15th 2008, 03:17 AMIlusa
anyone please?

- February 15th 2008, 04:15 AMtopsquark