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**tryingtolearn****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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Hello,

I know this may be a simple question, but I am trying to refresh my math skills by practicing a few things, and I cannot figure out for the life of me how these two expressions are equal. Can someone please explain to me how one reduces to the other?

3 / (2*sqrt(3x)) = sqrt(3) / 2*sqrt(x)

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Multiply top and bottom by √3

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**tryingtolearn****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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Thanks for the response!

Can I ask why and how you are able to do that?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

If you multiply the numerator of a fraction by something you must multiply the denominator by the same to have the fraction keep the same value.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**{7/3}****Member**- Registered: 2013-02-11
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the c in top and bottom cancel each other.

*Last edited by {7/3} (2013-05-24 15:34:54)*

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**barbie19022002****Member**- Registered: 2013-05-24
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Wow, that's easy thank you {7/3}

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think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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