Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Expand the denominator using the FOIL method.

Simplify.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Apply the distributive property.

Combine and .

Simplify the expression.

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Simplify each term.

Rewrite as .

Use to rewrite as .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Combine and .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Evaluate the exponent.

Multiply by .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Subtract from .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Divide by .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Simplify ( square root of 3+1)/(1- square root of 3)*( square root of 3+1)/( square root of 3+1)