## anonymous 5 years ago how do i divide 7sqrt of 2 by the sqrt of 2?

1. anonymous

$7\sqrt{2}\div \sqrt{2}$

2. anonymous

What does $$7\sqrt{2}$$ mean?

3. anonymous

it means $7\sqrt{2}$

4. anonymous

In english. I know what it means. I want to make sure you know what it means.

5. anonymous

i do, i just need to figure out how to divide it by the sqrt of 2

6. anonymous

If you knew what it meant I suspect you wouldn't have any trouble. What is being done to the 7 and the $$\sqrt{2}$$ in the expression $$7\sqrt{2}$$

7. anonymous

never mind, the answer is 7 right?

8. anonymous

indeed! =)

9. anonymous

It's important to look beyond the symbols and remind yourself what it means =)

10. anonymous

thanks

11. anonymous

Very welcome =)