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# Can you get a rational number when you compute the sum of two surds Justify answer with an example - Mathematics

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Can you get a rational number when you compute the sum of two surds Justify answer with an example

#### Solution

Yes, the sum of two surds will give a rational number.

Example:

(a) (2 + sqrt(3)) + (2 - sqrt(3)) = 4

(b) (sqrt(5) + 4) + (7 - sqrt(5)) = 11

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Samacheer Kalvi Mathematics Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 2 Real Numbers
Exercise 2.6 | Q 6. (i) | Page 68
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