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**Morgan82****Member**- Registered: 2006-06-06
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i need help figuring this out........

3 divided by 4 times the sq. root of 3 minus 5

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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You mean:

Right? What you could do is make 5 so that it is 20/4, and then it becomes:

But that's as much as you can simplify it.

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