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Sir i am sending an attachment , i have a doubt and it is not an home work question.

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Hi Shilpa,

In general, you divide the top outside numbers by the bottom outside numbers, and the top roots by the bottom roots (but only if the roots are the same, e.g. don't divide a square root by a cube root).

So (a√b)/(c√d) = (a/c)*√(b/d).

If the root can then be simplified, do so.

Try it out!

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Azeem

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I welcome your questions on algebra, 2D and 3D geometry, parabolic functions and conic sections, and any other mathematical queries you may have.

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