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ok, how do you simplify:

((sqrt3)/3)+1 /(1-(sqrt3)/3)

((sqrt3)/3)+1 /(1-(sqrt3)/3)

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- Thread starter TyErd
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ok, how do you simplify:

((sqrt3)/3)+1 /(1-(sqrt3)/3)

((sqrt3)/3)+1 /(1-(sqrt3)/3)

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Rationalize the denominator.

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sooo is it...((sqrt3)/3)+1 /(1-(sqrt3)/3) * (1+(sqrt3)/3)/(1+(sqrt3)/3) ??????????

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Yes. What you are doing is multiplying by 1 (in the form (1+(sqrt3)/3)/(1+(sqrt3)/3)). You can always multiply by 1 without changing the value of the expression being multiplied.

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