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# Duda

+5
141
5
+12

espero me puedan ayudar a entender porque en la calculadora el resultado es 5 y no 1 5sqr5/5sqr5

Bricio  Mar 13, 2017

#3
+6510
+6

I think I know what is happening.

$$\frac{5\sqrt{5}}{5\sqrt{5}} = 1$$

BUT

$$5 \times \frac{\sqrt{5}}{5} \times \sqrt{5} = 5$$

If you do not put parenthesees around the denominator, the calculator only thinks that the number immediately after the "/ "  goes in the denominator.

You need to enter it into the calculator like this:

[5sqrt(5)]/[5sqrt(5)]

hectictar  Mar 13, 2017
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#1
+1509
0

I understand what your saying but the problem you need help with just doesnt make sence.....

MysticalJaycat  Mar 13, 2017
#2
+12
0

Which is what does not have no sense, nor does my operation make sense I understand that the logical result is 1 or is incorrect? If you enter it in the calculator of the page the result is 5 and if you enter it to any calculator the result is 5 I do not understand the because I hope you can help me to understand this grace

Bricio  Mar 13, 2017
#3
+6510
+6

I think I know what is happening.

$$\frac{5\sqrt{5}}{5\sqrt{5}} = 1$$

BUT

$$5 \times \frac{\sqrt{5}}{5} \times \sqrt{5} = 5$$

If you do not put parenthesees around the denominator, the calculator only thinks that the number immediately after the "/ "  goes in the denominator.

You need to enter it into the calculator like this:

[5sqrt(5)]/[5sqrt(5)]

hectictar  Mar 13, 2017
#4
+83935
+5

Nice detective work, hectictar.....I couldn't figure out what was being asked......

CPhill  Mar 13, 2017
#5
+6510
+1

I guess 2 years of spanish class paid off haha

hectictar  Mar 13, 2017

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