H helpmeplease99 New member Joined Nov 19, 2020 Messages 1 Thursday at 3:44 PM #1 given b is prime, find the values of a and b. √5+√500 = a√b

Dr.Peterson Elite Member Joined Nov 12, 2017 Messages 9,567 Thursday at 4:47 PM #2 helpmeplease99 said: given b is prime, find the values of a and b. √5+√500 = a√b Click to expand... The first step will be to simplify each given radical, particularly \(\displaystyle \sqrt{500}\). Can you do that? Then you can think about combining them into one. Please show us whatever you can do, so we can work from there.

helpmeplease99 said: given b is prime, find the values of a and b. √5+√500 = a√b Click to expand... The first step will be to simplify each given radical, particularly \(\displaystyle \sqrt{500}\). Can you do that? Then you can think about combining them into one. Please show us whatever you can do, so we can work from there.