# How do you simplify #5/sqrt10#?

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Oct 4, 2016

#### Explanation:

You have to follow a process called rationalizing when you have a denominator that is an irrational number.

In this process you multiply the numerator and denominator by the irrational number that is in the denominator.

This is the same as multiplying by 1, so the look of the ratio but it is still equivalent.

Oct 4, 2016

Always multiply by the surd you want to eliminate (

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