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October 19th, 2016, 10:29 AM  #1 
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Express 148√60÷6√2010√12 in the form a√b+6√3; where a & b are irrational numbers.

November 4th, 2016, 04:54 AM  #2 
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This question looks a bit strange. Where did it come from?

November 4th, 2016, 10:14 AM  #3  
Senior Member Joined: May 2016 From: USA Posts: 572 Thanks: 247  Quote:
$a\sqrt{b} + 6\sqrt{3} = \dfrac{14  8\sqrt{60}}{6\sqrt{20}  10\sqrt{12}}\ or$ $a\sqrt{b} + 6\sqrt{3} = 14  \dfrac{8\sqrt{60}}{6\sqrt{20}}  10\sqrt{12}?$  
November 4th, 2016, 10:31 AM  #4  
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,417 Thanks: 1181  Quote:
Maths Irrational  
November 4th, 2016, 01:36 PM  #5 
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 16,770 Thanks: 1231 
The same question was indeed posted, and an answer was given that assumed missing parentheses as per JeffM1's first expression. Although the desired form of a√b+6√3 wasn't achieved, Hezekiah seemed pleased with the answer given, so we never found out the fully correct version of the question.

November 4th, 2016, 01:51 PM  #6  
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