Rationalization (mathematics)

removal of square roots from denominators

The rationalization of denominators is to get rid of radicals that are in the denominator[1] (the bottom part of a fraction). It works by dividing the bottom radical by itself, then multiplying that by the first expression.

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  1. "Tutorial 41: Rationalizing Denominators and Numerators of Radical Expressions". wtamu.edu. Retrieved March 14, 2018.