Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Section 10.5 - Rationalizing Numerators and Denominators of Radical Expressions - Vocabulary and Readiness Check: 4

Answer

$\frac{\sqrt 3}{\sqrt 3}$

Work Step by Step

Rationalizing the denominator involves multiplying both the numerator and the denominator of the fraction with a term that is the same as the denominator in order to remove the radical in the denominator. Therefore, to rationalize the denominator of $\frac{5}{\sqrt 3}$, we multiply by $\frac{\sqrt 3}{\sqrt 3}$.
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