## cocoa020 Group Title simplify 12/ square root of 2 . Simplify and leave in radical form. 2 years ago 2 years ago

1. cocoa020

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

2. mahmit2012

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

3. satellite73

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

4. cocoa020

wait, what. neither of you guys make sense.

5. mahmit2012

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

6. RyanL.

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

7. cocoa020

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8. RyanL.

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

9. cocoa020

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

10. RyanL.

well yeah the square root of 4 is just 2

11. cocoa020

ok, thanks ryan.

12. RyanL.

yeah then 12 divided by 2 is just 6

13. RyanL.

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