hawkfalcon
Simplifying complex radicals



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hawkfalcon
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\[\sqrt{10}(\sqrt{2}+2)\]

Gungirl4ever1994
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would you get the sqrts first?

Gungirl4ever1994
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then distribute it in the () and go from there?

Gungirl4ever1994
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does that sound right to do?

Gungirl4ever1994
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3.16(1.41+2)
4.46+2
6.46
IDK if thats right just trying to help ya but thats the only thing that i can think to do

hawkfalcon
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I have to keep it radical form :3

Gungirl4ever1994
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dang umm here let me try something and ill see if i can get it. I teach myself and well I dont have this haha

Gungirl4ever1994
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what do you know about them.

hawkfalcon
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I have to simplify it:O

hawkfalcon
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i know how to do stuff like \[3\sqrt{63}\] and such, just not this:P

Gungirl4ever1994
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im trying to figure it out but I have no clue.... Im sooooooo sorry :/

dpaInc
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apply the distributive property to the expression...

dpaInc
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distributive property: \(\large a(b+c)=a\cdot b + a \cdot c \)
then simplify (if possible).

hawkfalcon
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Hmm. so \[\sqrt{10}\sqrt{2} + 2\sqrt{10}\]

hawkfalcon
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Thanks!

hawkfalcon
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\[2\sqrt{5}+2\sqrt{10}\] :D

dpaInc
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wait... you can simplify the \(\large \sqrt{10}\cdot \sqrt2 = 2\sqrt5\)

dpaInc
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oh... you're too fast for me...:)
good job....

hawkfalcon
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:D I can do that, I just didn't think about distributing. Thank you:)

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yw...:)