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Dividing Radical Expressions

In this video, we are going to divide radical expressions.

One simple example is:
By simplifying the numerator and the denominator, we now have \frac{5}{3}

A slightly more difficult problem would be:
Just like the other problem, first find perfect square factors for each expression
Simplify each expression
And the final answer is \frac{5}{3}

If the expression has a radical in the denominator and a rational number in the numerator, then it is necessary to rationalize the fraction.
For example:
Multiple the denominator to both the numerator and the denominator. Like terms cancel each other out so the final answer is: