## anonymous 3 years ago simplify 12/ square root of 2 . Simplify and leave in radical form.

1. anonymous

$\frac{ 12 }{ \sqrt{2} }$

2. anonymous

12/sq2= 12 * sq2/2=6 *sq2

3. anonymous

multiply top and bottom by the square root of two then cancel the two

4. anonymous

wait, what. neither of you guys make sense.

5. anonymous

answer is 6 times the square root of 2. as sattelite said.

6. anonymous

$\frac{12}{\sqrt{2}}*\frac{\sqrt{2}}{\sqrt{2}}$

7. anonymous

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8. anonymous

that will give you $\frac{12\sqrt{2}}{2}$

9. anonymous

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

10. anonymous

well yeah the square root of 4 is just 2

11. anonymous

ok, thanks ryan.

12. anonymous

yeah then 12 divided by 2 is just 6

13. anonymous

so you end up with $6\sqrt{2}$

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