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    Exclamation surds

    can any1 help me solve for a and b (qn in attachment
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    Quote Originally Posted by amath9 View Post
    can any1 help me solve for a and b (qn in attachment

    \sqrt{3} - 2=2a\sqrt{3} +\frac{2b}{3}

    \sqrt{3} = 2a\sqrt{3} and -2 = \frac{2b}{3}

    solve this two equations

    2a=1

    -6 = 2b
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    Its called comparing coefficients
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