### Definition of Rationalizing

1. Verb. (present participle of rationalize) ¹

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Rationalizing

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

3. A College Algebra by Henry Burchard Fine (1904)
"Rationalizing FACTORS Rationalizing factors. When the product of two given radical expressions is rational, each of these expressions is called a ..."

4. A Treatise on Algebra by Charles Smith (1892)
"Rationalizing Factors. It is sometimes required to find an expression which when multiplied by a ... The following are examples of rationalizing factors. ..."

5. Elementary Algebra by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood (1916)
"Rationalizing SURDS 365. Rationalizing is the process of multiplying a surd by a number that gives a rational product. Observe the following : 4, ..."

6. Elementary Algebra by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood (1916)
"Rationalizing 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 ..."

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. ..."