# How do you simplify #5/sqrt5#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

Whenever you have a surd as the denominator, we rationalise it, meaning we multiply it and the numerator (because multiplying any number by 1 doesn't change it) by itself to get a 'normal' number on the bottom. So in this case we would do

*notice how

Then we would simplify

#### Explanation:

#color(blue)(5/sqrt(5)#

We need to simplify this.The first thing we need to know is that, we need to rationalize the denominator.

So, multiply the denominator and numerator with

Hope this helps... :)