Posted by **NeedHelp** on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 7:34pm.

Rational expressions

Is it possible to simplify this:

[2 + Square Root(2)] all over 2

please help and thank you

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 7:38pm
leave it as

(2 + √2)/2

the only other thing you could do it

1 + √2/2 or 1 + (1/2)√2

- Math 11 -
**NeedHelp**, Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 7:50pm
thank you

where did you the one from?

- Math 11 -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 7:52pm
(2 + √2)/2

= 2/2 + √2/2

= 1 +√2/2

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