Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Rational Expressions - 1.4 Exercises: 86

Answer

$\frac{5+\sqrt 3}{22}$

Work Step by Step

Multiply by the conjugate radical: $\frac{1}{5-\sqrt 3}\times\frac{5+\sqrt 3}{5+\sqrt 3}$ Simplify using Special Product Formula 1: $\frac{5+\sqrt 3}{(5)^2-(\sqrt 3)^2}=\frac{5+\sqrt 3}{22}$
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