# How do you rationalize the denominator and simplify #sqrt(2/3)#?

##### 1 Answer

May 9, 2016

#### Explanation:

It is mathematically frowned up to have a root in the denominator. So it is better to 'get rid' of it if you can.

This is done using the following 'trick'!

If you multiply a value by 1 you do not change its 'worth'

The value 1 can be written in many forms:

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Given

Write as:

Multiply by 1 but in the form of