# How do you simplify #15/sqrt3#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 13, 2016

#### Explanation:

We want to rationalize the denominator, or eliminate the square root from the denominator.

To do this, multiply the fraction by

#=15/sqrt3 * sqrt3/sqrt3#

In the denominator, we see that

#=(15sqrt3)/3#

Now, recognize the fraction can be simplified since

#=5sqrt3#