kimblack 2 years ago What is the simplest form of the expression? sqrt20+sqrt45-sqrt5

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Try and find the prime-power decomposition of each number.

2. kimblack

idk what that is

3. kimblack

5?

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That is, the number $$20$$ has prime-power decomposition $$2^2\cdot5$$.

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The number $$45$$ has prime-power decomposition $$3^2\cdot5$$.

6. kimblack

i figured it out.. (: