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cocoa020

  • 2 years ago

simplify 12/ square root of 2 . Simplify and leave in radical form.

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  1. cocoa020
    • 2 years ago
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    \[\frac{ 12 }{ \sqrt{2} }\]

  2. mahmit2012
    • 2 years ago
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    12/sq2= 12 * sq2/2=6 *sq2

  3. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    multiply top and bottom by the square root of two then cancel the two

  4. cocoa020
    • 2 years ago
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    wait, what. neither of you guys make sense.

  5. mahmit2012
    • 2 years ago
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    answer is 6 times the square root of 2. as sattelite said.

  6. RyanL.
    • 2 years ago
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    \[\frac{12}{\sqrt{2}}*\frac{\sqrt{2}}{\sqrt{2}}\]

  7. cocoa020
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    |dw:1345774052664:dw|

  8. RyanL.
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    that will give you \[\frac{12\sqrt{2}}{2}\]

  9. cocoa020
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    oooh, because the square root of 2 ...ohhh

  10. RyanL.
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    well yeah the square root of 4 is just 2

  11. cocoa020
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    ok, thanks ryan.

  12. RyanL.
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    yeah then 12 divided by 2 is just 6

  13. RyanL.
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    so you end up with \[6\sqrt{2}\]

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