# How do you simplify #2sqrt3+5sqrt3#?

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Jun 8, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Factor the

Jun 8, 2017

#### Explanation:

In order to combine radicals, the indexes and radicands must math. I think of the radicand as a variable.

So, the indexes match and the radicands match, so we *add* the whole numbers: