How do you rationalize the denominator and simplify #5/(sqrt3-1)#?
We can simplify this fraction by using a clever use of the number 1 and also by keeping in mind that something in the form of:
Starting with the original:
We can now multiply by 1 and not change the value of the fraction:
and we can now pick a value of 1 that will suit our purposes. We have something in the form of
which gets us: