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Re: Rationalizing Denominators  TOPIC_SOLVED

Hello, to rationalize the denominator, you want to get rid of the radical at the bottom by mulitplying the top and the bottom by "1". The key to this problem is to notice the index of "6". If you attempted to solve it by using just the \sqrt{y} with an index of "2" you ...
by bill_milstead
on Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:13 am
 
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Rationalizing Denominators
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

Re: Rationalizing Denominators  TOPIC_SOLVED

Oops...my bad, I should have given hints and not shown the whole problem. Sorry about that. I'm new on here and won't do that again. Though, there is typically more than one way to solve a problem. I highly encourage you to attempt simplifying the problem first and then solving it.
by bill_milstead
on Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:26 am
 
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Rationalizing Denominators
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

Re: is Math your favorite subject? why?  TOPIC_SOLVED

While I was in school I wasn't focused and was usually quite bored. Now that I have been out of school for so long, math, along with other subjects, are all exciting. :) I just wish that there was a website that broke down English grammar & usage as well as math is broken down. Haven't found tha...
by bill_milstead
on Sat Mar 19, 2011 5:55 am
 
Forum: Uncategorized
Topic: is Math your favorite subject? why?
Replies: 8
Views: 9191

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