# What is the square root of 5 divided by the square root of 8?

##### 2 Answers

Jun 15, 2018

#### Explanation:

We have the following

The convention is to not have an irrational number in the denominator, so to get rid of it, we can multiply the top and bottom by

Which simplifies to

We can rewrite this as

As a decimal, this is approximately

Hope this helps!

Jun 15, 2018

#### Explanation:

Let's translate this into mathematical terms:

square root of 5:

square root of 8:

Since we divide them, it becomes:

If you want to simplify this, we can multiply both numerator and denominator by

Simplify:

Hope this helps!