Simplify (5-root3)/(5+root3)

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multiply with conjugate 5-root3 such that the denominator gets rational 

(5-root3)^2/((5+root3)(5-root3)) = (25-10root3+3)/(25-3)=(28-10root3)/22 = 14/11 - 5root3/11

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