How do you simplify #4 sqrt 10#?

1 Answer
Mar 3, 2017


#4sqrt10# is in its simplest form.


In simplifying roots of integers it is often useful fo express the value as the product its prime factors:

#4sqrt10 = 4sqrt(2xx5)#

In this case there are no factors in the radical that occur as a pair, hence the radical is in its simplest form.