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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- Thread Starter
- 27-10-2016 16:04
- 27-10-2016 16:09
9root3/3 is just saying (3x3xroot3)/3 so you cancel the threes. There's nothing to simplify the root three with.
- 27-10-2016 16:11
You can simplify surds where's it's like
---------- = 2 root2
- Community Assistant
- 27-10-2016 16:12
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.
You have a whole number and a surd part.