Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 9 - Roots and Radicals - 9.4 - Products and Quotients Involving Radicals - Concept Quiz 9.4: 3

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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