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How to simplify: ((sqrt3)/3)+1 /(1-(sqrt3)/3)

  1. Mar 13, 2010 #1
    ok, how do you simplify:

    ((sqrt3)/3)+1 /(1-(sqrt3)/3)
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  3. Mar 13, 2010 #2


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    Re: Simplifying

    Rationalize the denominator.
  4. Mar 13, 2010 #3
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    sooo is it...((sqrt3)/3)+1 /(1-(sqrt3)/3) * (1+(sqrt3)/3)/(1+(sqrt3)/3) ??????????
  5. Mar 14, 2010 #4


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    Re: Simplifying

    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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