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

ok, how do you simplify:

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

vela
Staff Emeritus
Homework Helper

Rationalize the denominator.

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

Mark44
Mentor

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.