#### Answer

False

#### Work Step by Step

The conjugate of an expression $(a+b)$ must be $(a-b)$. Therefore, according to this rule, the conjugate of $5+\sqrt 3$ must be $5-\sqrt 3$.
Therefore, the question statement is false.

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Cengage Learning

ISBN 10:
1285194055

ISBN 13:
978-1-28519-405-9

False

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