# Algebra Help

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Okay, I just need the steps for simplifying this type of radical:

5
--
3√2

thats all one problem.

thanks!

• Algebra Help -

Typically, this is called rationalization of the denominator, i.e. rid the denominator of square-root radicals.
5/(3√2)
=5√2/(3√2√2)
=5√2/(3*2)
=(5/6)√2

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