5 + /3 is irrational
Asked by priya009 | 19th Feb, 2009, 05:38: PM
Let it be rational number.
Hence a=m/n , both m ad n are coprime.
We have a2 =3=m2/n2
Hence m2 and n2 are not coprime.
This is a contradiction. Hence a is irrational.
Hence 5+/3 is irrational.
Answered by | 20th Feb, 2009, 12:57: AM
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