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February 6th, 2012, 02:37 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Feb 2012 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Converting radicals to mixed radicals with fractions
I understand this, but I found a lot of differences between the way students were finding this out. The question is... 2/5 [sqrt]450[/sqrt] Can someone explain to me how to answer ends up being 6 [sqrt]2[/sqrt] 
February 6th, 2012, 03:09 PM  #2 
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February 6th, 2012, 03:15 PM  #3  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 407  Re: Converting radicals to mixed radicals with fractions Hello, ohaider! Quote:
 
February 6th, 2012, 06:28 PM  #4 
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Ok, Yes that makes sense. Can you explain [Sqrt] 2/9 ? 
February 6th, 2012, 06:33 PM  #5 
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SQRT(2/9) = SQRT(2) / SQRT(9) = SQRT(2) / 3

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February 6th, 2012, 07:13 PM  #7 
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