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hawkfalcon

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Simplifying complex radicals

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  1. hawkfalcon
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\sqrt{10}(\sqrt{2}+2)\]

  2. Gungirl4ever1994
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    would you get the sqrts first?

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

  4. Gungirl4ever1994
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    does that sound right to do?

  5. 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

  6. hawkfalcon
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    I have to keep it radical form :3

  7. 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

  8. Gungirl4ever1994
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    what do you know about them.

  9. hawkfalcon
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    I have to simplify it:O

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

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

  12. dpaInc
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    apply the distributive property to the expression...

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

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

  15. hawkfalcon
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    Thanks!

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

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

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

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

  20. dpaInc
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    yw...:)

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