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    what is the exception of simplifying surds, for example if it is in a fraction.
    you can't simplify the number in the sur. for example:

    9root3 / 3
    is simplified to 3 root 3
    why don't you simplify the root three
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    9root3/3 is just saying (3x3xroot3)/3 so you cancel the threes. There's nothing to simplify the root three with.
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    You can simplify surds where's it's like

    2x root2
    ---------- = 2 root2
    x root2
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    Let's look at 9root3 /3

    let's call root3 x for now

    You have 9x /3 so that leaves you 3x

    Sub back in.
    3 root3

    You have a whole number and a surd part.
 
 
 
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