# How do you simplify -2sqrt294?

##### 1 Answer
May 21, 2015

Start by seeing if there are factors of $294$ which would allow us to simplify the radical
$294 = 2 \times 147$
$= 2 \times 7 \times 21$
$= 2 \times 7 \times 7 \times 3$

Therefore $\sqrt{294} = 7 \sqrt{6}$
and
$- 2 \sqrt{294}$
$= - 14 \sqrt{6}$