# How do you simplify #5/sqrt3 - 2/(3+sqrt3)# by rationalizing the denominator?

##### 1 Answer

Here, the denominators of both the terms need to be rationalized. So let's rationalize them one by one.

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To rationalize the denominator, we multiply the numerator as well as the denominator by

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The second term is

To rationalize the denominator, we multiply the numerator as well as the denominator by its Conjugate :

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We used the Identity

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Now we can simplify the original expression

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