# In calculus, it is sometimes desirable to rationalize the numerator. To rationalize a numerator, we multiply the numerator and the denominator by the conjugate of the numerator. For example, Rationalize each numerator. Assume that all variables represent positive real numbers.

In calculus, it is sometimes desirable to rationalize the numerator. To rationalize a numerator, we multiply the numerator and the denominator by the conjugate of the numerator. For example,

Rationalize each numerator. Assume that all variables represent positive real numbers.

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## 6-√2 (6-√2)(6+ √2) 4 4 (6 + √2) 36 - 2 34 17 4(6 + √2) 4(6 + √₂)¯¯2(6 + √₂) ||

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## Intermediate Algebra

**ISBN:** 9780134895987

13th Edition

**Authors:** Margaret Lial, John Hornsby, Terry McGinnis

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**7**Section: Exercises 7.5

Problem: 116

**Posted Date:**June 07, 2023 05:29:21

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