may i please have help solving with the following 2 equations:

and

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- June 3rd 2009, 02:32 PMgriffincesurds
may i please have help solving with the following 2 equations:

and

- June 3rd 2009, 02:49 PMaidan
- June 3rd 2009, 03:16 PMgriffince
yes and to solve them

- June 3rd 2009, 05:44 PMProve It
What you have are NOT equations. You only have an equation when you have an equals sign.

I think you're asking to simplify these expressions.

For the first one:

The second one looks already simplified. You can't break up a surd over addition and subtraction (only multiplication and division) and there aren't any other common factors besides the 3.

I think the only other ways it could be written are

or

. - June 3rd 2009, 08:43 PMyeongil
The OP's 2nd question is different than what has been discussed:

Assuming that this is the actual question, to solve this you distribute the square root of 3:

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