Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 8 - Section 8.4 - Rationalizing the Denominator - Exercise Set: 2

Answer

$\sqrt5$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{\sqrt{5}}$ Rationalize the denominator, $\frac{5}{\sqrt{5}}\times\frac{\sqrt{5}}{\sqrt{5}}$ Simplify. $\frac{5\sqrt{5}}{5}$ Reduce. Divide the numerator and denominator by greatest common factor of 5. $\sqrt5$
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