SSAT Upper Level Math : How to divide square roots

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Divide Square Roots

Divide:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We can write 18 pounds, 2 ounces as just ounces as follows:

Divide:

Convert 58 ounces to pounds and ounces as follows:

That is, 3 pounds 10 ounces.

Example Question #31 : Basic Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication And Division

Simplify by rationalizing the denominator:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both numerator and denominator by the conjugate of the denominator, which is :

Example Question #3 : How To Divide Square Roots

Simplify by rationalizing the denominator:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both numerator and denominator by the conjugate of the denominator, which is :

Example Question #2 : How To Divide Square Roots

Simplify by rationalizing the denominator:

Possible Answers:

None of the other responses is correct.

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both numerator and denominator by the conjugate of the denominator, which is :

Example Question #34 : Basic Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication And Division

Simplify by rationalizing the denominator:

Possible Answers:

The correct answer is not among the other responses.

Correct answer:

The correct answer is not among the other responses.

Explanation:

Multiply both numerator and denominator by the conjugate of the denominator, which is :

This is not among the given choices.

Example Question #6 : How To Divide Square Roots

Simplify by rationalizing the denominator:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both numerator and denominator by the conjugate of the denominator, which is 

Example Question #7 : How To Divide Square Roots

Simplify by rationalizing the denominator:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both numerator and denominator by :

Example Question #8 : How To Divide Square Roots

Divide:   

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The values are of the same power.  Divide the terms.

The correct answer is:   

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