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2019-09-27 17:57:53 -0600 asked a question Conjugate multiplication of square root

Is there a simple way to simplify a formula using conjugate multiplication of the square roots? For example, when I perform

exp = 1/(a+b*sqrt(d))

I would like to get

(b*sqrt(d) - a)/(b^2*d - a^2)

but what I actually get is just the form that I started with. Even if I specify the assumptions


the conjugate multiplication does not happen automatically. I would like to be able to tell Sage, that I want the conjugate multiplication. In some cases that are relevant to me, the conjugate multiplication would simplify my expressions significantly.