# Can we write #sqrt25+sqrt16# as #sqrt41# ? Justify?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 27, 2017

#### Answer:

Nah, you can't.

#### Explanation:

Remember this rule the next time you add surds.

Always add surds that are the same. When I say the same, I mean the number inside the square root has the be the same. If you'd like to find out more, check out this website.

https://revisionmaths.com/gcse-maths-revision/number/surds