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rationalize

[′rash·ən·əl‚īz]
(mathematics)
To carry out operations on an algebraic equation that remove radicals containing the varible.
To multiply the numerator and denominator of a fraction by a quantity that removes the radicals in the denominator.
To make a substitution in an integral that removes the radicals in the integrand.
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The older generation of Russians gladly recall the mechanisms of support of rationalizers in industrial enterprises when the author received a substantial monetary reward for the decision to be introduced.
I call them "conventional rationalizers" and "crazy rationalists."
On these and many other questions, rationalizers changed their minds.