# How do you rationalize the denominator and simplify #5/(sqrt[3] + sqrt[5])#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 5, 2015

#### Explanation:

Rationalizing involves multiplying the numerator and the denominator of the expression by the conjugate of the denominator.

The conjugate of the denominator is

**Rationalizing**

The denominator can be simplified by applying the property

So,

The expression then becomes: