Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.4 The Irrational Numbers - Exercise Set 5.4 - Page 296: 38



Work Step by Step

Use the quotient rule $\dfrac{\sqrt{a}}{\sqrt{b}}=\sqrt{\dfrac{a}{b}}$, where $a$ and $b$ are nonnegative numbers and $b\ne 0$ to obtain: $=-\sqrt{\dfrac{150}{3}} \\=-\sqrt{50} \\=-\sqrt{25(2)} \\=-5\sqrt2$
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