College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 9

Answer

the conjugate of the rational expression's denominator, $\sqrt{10} + \sqrt2$

Work Step by Step

As demonstrated on page 41; We rationalize the denominator of $\frac{5}{\sqrt{10} - \sqrt2}$ by multiplying the numerator and denominator by the conjugate of the rational expression's denominator, $\sqrt{10} + \sqrt2$.
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