# How do you rationalize the denominator and simplify #1/sqrt3#?

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May 6, 2016

So we want to "rationalize" the denominator by removing the

Well, how can we manipulate the radical into a whole number?

Maybe we can multiply both the top and the bottom by the same number, and rationalize the bottom by doing so?

If you recall,

So, we can multiply both the top and the bottom by

Since

We finally have