Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 10 - Radical Expressions and Equations - Mid-Chapter Quiz: 33

Answer

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Work Step by Step

To simplify a fraction with a radical expression in its denominator, we multiply the numerator and the denominator by the conjugate of the denominator. The product of the conjugates in the denominator is a difference of squares, so the radicals are removed from the denominator.
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