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by bill_milstead
Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:26 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Rationalizing Denominators
Replies: 4
Views: 2361

Re: Rationalizing Denominators

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
Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:13 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Rationalizing Denominators
Replies: 4
Views: 2361

Re: Rationalizing Denominators

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 ...

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