How do you divide #6/sqrt2#?
Take a one big root as:
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,