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### Definition of Rationalizing

**1.** rationalize [v] - See also: rationalize

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Rationalizing

### Literary usage of Rationalizing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Elementary Algebra* by Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes (1915)

"**Rationalizing** the Denominator. This is called rationalizing the denominator, and
the factor by which we multiply is called the rationalizing factor. ..."

**2.**

*Elementary Algebra*by Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes (1915)

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**the Denominator. This is called rationalizing the denominator, and the factor by which we multiply is called the rationalizing factor. ..."**

**Rationalizing****3.**

*A College Algebra*by Henry Burchard Fine (1904)

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**FACTORS**

**Rationalizing****factors. When the product of two given radical expressions is rational, each of these expressions is called a ..."**

**Rationalizing****4.**

*A Treatise on Algebra*by Charles Smith (1892)

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**Factors. It is sometimes required to find an expression which when multiplied by a ... The following are examples of rationalizing factors. ..."**

**Rationalizing****5.**

*Elementary Algebra*by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood (1916)

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**SURDS 365.**

**Rationalizing****is the process of multiplying a surd by a number that gives a rational product. Observe the following : 4, ..."**

**Rationalizing****6.**

*Elementary Algebra*by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood (1916)

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**is the process of multiplying a surd by a number that gives a ... The rationalizing factor is the factor by which a surd is multiplied to give ..."**

**Rationalizing****7.**

*First Course in Algebra*by Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton (1910)

"As in the two preceding illustrations, division of radicals is usually an indirect process performed by means of a rationalizing factor for the divisor. ..."