# How do you simplify fractions with square roots?

##### 1 Answer

See below:

#### Explanation:

Let's say I have:

How do I simplify this?

Remember that

I can do the same type of thing if I have a mixed radical in my denominator. Let's say it's:

If I multiply two types of this kind of number, one adding the square root and the other subtracting, I can simplify. Let's look at our example again. With

And so for the full fraction, we have: