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#1 2006-06-06 12:45:14

Morgan82
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Registered: 2006-06-06
Posts: 2

help..with Radicals

i need help figuring this out........

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

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#2 2006-06-06 12:56:15

Ricky
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Registered: 2005-12-04
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Re: help..with Radicals

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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