1.) (2+√3)/(5+√7)

2.) (2x+√5x)/(5+√x)

3.) (2+√15)/(3+4√30m)

Printable View

- Aug 7th 2008, 04:11 PMep78Rationalize-help
1.) (2+√3)/(5+√7)

2.) (2x+√5x)/(5+√x)

3.) (2+√15)/(3+4√30m) - Aug 7th 2008, 05:37 PMo_O
Take the conjugate of the denominator. For the #1, the conjugate of is: .

Take the conjugate and multiply it to both the numerator and denominator:

The other questions use exactly the same method. Post if you have any more problems! - Aug 7th 2008, 06:50 PMep78
- Aug 7th 2008, 06:52 PMep78
- Aug 7th 2008, 06:52 PMo_O
Yes you would further simplify it. Not much to do though.