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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)

"**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. ..."