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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Algebraic Operations - Radicals, 18

Category: Algebra, Arithmetic

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Perform the indicated operations


Consider the given equation above

The above equation can be written as

If you will multiply a radical with another radical with the same index, then the terms inside the radicals will be multiplied together. 

As a rule in Mathematics, all radicals in the denominator should be rationalized or eliminated. In this case, multiply both the numerator and the denominator by √2 so that √2 becomes 2 in the denominator as follows

Therefore, the final answer is