Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 18:47:50 -0600 (CST)

Name: Lauren

Who is asking: Student
Level: Secondary

1. 2root27 divided by root 12

2. 3 root 48-root 75

Hi Lauren

With problems where you are to simplify roots look for factors under the root sign that are squares. In the first problem you have and 27=3x9 (9 is a square) so

Likewise ,

and hence


Now try the second problem.


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