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If you see that you are being asked to work with a square root of a perfect square, by all means use the square root to get rid of the radical sign. Here we see fractions that have perfect square numbers to begin with, and fractions that can be reduced to have perfect squares. Regarding the variables, it is often easier to reduce the variables in the fraction before taking any roots.
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Dividing Radicals and Rationalizing the Denominator
Problem 1 7,457 viewsSimplify:
5√8 √3x 
Dividing Radicals and Rationalizing the Denominator
Problem 2 5,749 viewsSimplify:
4 √7 + √10 
Dividing Radicals and Rationalizing the Denominator
Problem 3 5,042 viewsSimplify:
3 √12 + √8 
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Problem 4 196 views 
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Problem 5 163 views 
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Problem 6 118 views 
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Problem 7 113 views 
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Problem 8 119 views 
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Problem 9 106 views 
Dividing Radicals and Rationalizing the Denominator
Problem 10 121 views
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