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anonymous
 5 years ago
simplify: 4 over 2 + radical 3
anonymous
 5 years ago
simplify: 4 over 2 + radical 3

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So 4/2=2. So 2+radical3 is simplified, since you can not do anything more with the radical 3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[4\div \left( 2 + \sqrt{3} \right)\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is that what you meant?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its 4 over 2+ radical 3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or did you mean 4/(2+rad3)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ah nevermind, my computer loaded up what dashingblock typed earlier. :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, so you can't have a radical in the denominator. If you multiply the radical by itself directly, then you get just the number under the radical. But you have to make sure whatever you're multiplying by is a one. Let me show you in mathematical terms. Dr. Pepper, shall I take this one and you can help another? :P

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So: 2 ________ 2 + rad3 Rad 3 times rad 3 gives you rad 9, right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\sqrt{9}\]And that is equal to the number three since the square root of 9 is 3. This means you now have: 2 _____ 2+3 So really, 2 ____ 5 But there's a problem because if you are going to multiply one part of a fraction (say, the denominator) by something, you must multiply the other part (numerator) by the same thing.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So now its: 2 multiplied by \[\sqrt{3}\] __________________ 5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, dang, please replace all of my numerator 2 with numerator 4! Whoops, sorry! This is the correct answer : \[4\sqrt{3} \div 5\]
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