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 - Problem Set 9.4: 71

Answer

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Work Step by Step

Whenever we use the conjugate to eliminate all radicals in the denominator, we are using the distributive property, for multiplying the conjugate by the denominator involves distributing the terms in the conjugate to the terms in the denominator. Thus, the distributive property has been helpful for this section.
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