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anonymous
 one year ago
How to simplify this??
\[ \frac{\sqrt{3}  1}{1+(\sqrt{3})*1}\]
\[ \frac{\sqrt{3}  1}{1\sqrt{3}}\]
\[ \frac{\sqrt{3}  1}{1\sqrt{3}} * \frac{1\sqrt{3}} {1\sqrt{3}} \]
\[ \frac{2}{2(2\sqrt{3})} \]
Is this correct??
anonymous
 one year ago
How to simplify this?? \[ \frac{\sqrt{3}  1}{1+(\sqrt{3})*1}\] \[ \frac{\sqrt{3}  1}{1\sqrt{3}}\] \[ \frac{\sqrt{3}  1}{1\sqrt{3}} * \frac{1\sqrt{3}} {1\sqrt{3}} \] \[ \frac{2}{2(2\sqrt{3})} \] Is this correct??

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In step 3, you should multiply the expression by the denominator's conjugate, top and bottom.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That allows you to eliminate radical expressions in the denominator.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Could you show me? I don't see what you mean. I thought I did multiply the expression

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ \sqrt{3}1 }{ 1\sqrt{3} } \times \frac{ 1+\sqrt{3} }{ 1+\sqrt{3} } \]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That should be your step 3.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did that and I get 2 for the numerator and \( 2(2\sqrt{3})\) for the denominator

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, if you multiply a radical expression by its conjugate, the square roots disappear.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, I used the same I see that.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I use  and not the conjugate

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(1\sqrt{3})(1+\sqrt{3}) = 1\sqrt{3} + \sqrt{3}  3 = 2\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you agree with my above expansion?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, so 2 is now your denominator.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let's multiply the numerator now.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0One sec I made a boo boo

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Check your numerator again. It should contain some square roots.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have \[ \sqrt{3} \sqrt{9} 1 \sqrt{3} \] is this correct?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, you can combine the terms to make it easier to read.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now that you have the numerator, don't forget that you still have a denominator, 2.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0From what I put up where di the 4 come from?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh your \[ \sqrt{9}  1 = 3  1 =  4\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Combine your numerator and your denominator, now what do you have?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok how about eh 2 and the sqr(3) ?? from what I put up.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh that's from \[\sqrt{3}\sqrt{3} = 2\sqrt{3}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 2\sqrt{3}4 }{ 2 } = \sqrt{3} + 2\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep that is it. Thank you so much.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you a qualified helper?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just like to help :)
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