How do you simplify (3 sqrt(x^5)) *times* (2 sqrt(x^3))?

Jun 24, 2016

$6 {x}^{4}$

Explanation:

When multiplying two roots, you can can combine them into a single root of the product.

$3 \sqrt{{x}^{5}} \times 2 \sqrt{{x}^{3}}$

= $6 \times \sqrt{{x}^{5} \times {x}^{3}} = 6 \sqrt{{x}^{8}}$

= $6 {x}^{4}$