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How do I express this equation into simplest radical form? x square root of 2 = square root of 14. I'm confused, someone please tell me the steps! D:

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  1. anonymous
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    x\[\sqrt{2} = \sqrt{14}\]

  2. anonymous
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    except the x is beside square root of 2

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    \[x \sqrt{2}=\sqrt{14}\]

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    yes!

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    the answer is square root of 7.. o.o but why and how?

  6. anonymous
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    Divide both sides by \[\sqrt{2}\]

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    okay.

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    \[x = \frac{\sqrt{14}}{ \sqrt{2}}\]

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    and that's it?

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    \[\frac{\sqrt[n]{a}}{\sqrt[n]{b}} = \sqrt[n](\frac{a}{b})\]

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    So you can divide 14 by 2 and keep it under 1 root

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    ohh.. thank you!

  13. anonymous
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    np

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