BuyFind

Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071
BuyFind

Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1.4, Problem 86E
To determine

To calculate: The expression by rationalization 2(xy)xy

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 86E

  2(xy)xy=2(x+y)

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given expression is 2(xy)xy

Consider the expression as 2(xy)xy

Now,

  2(xy)xy=2(xy)xy×x+yx+y=2(xy)(x+y)(x)2(y)2=2(xy)(x+y)xy=2(x+y)

Therefore, simplest form of the expression 2(xy)xy=2(x+y)

Have a homework question?

Subscribe to bartleby learn! Ask subject matter experts 30 homework questions each month. Plus, you’ll have access to millions of step-by-step textbook answers!