# How do you divide #6/sqrt2#?

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Mar 30, 2015

Take a one big root as:

Mar 30, 2015

It depends on what you mean. If you want the numeric value, you can simply ask a calculator to divide "6" by "

If you're looking for algebraic manipulation, one usually prefers to have the roots at the numerator, and whole numbers at the denominator. In this case, you need to consider these two super-easy facts:

- Multiply by 1 doesn't change the value of an expression
#\sqrt(n)\sqrt(n) = \sqrt(n^2)=n# , because by definition the square root of a number#n# is a number which gives#n# if multiplied by itself.

So, starting from

For the point 2,