How do you simplify #4sqrt(2m)+6sqrt(3m)-4sqrt(2m)#?

1 Answer
Oct 10, 2016

Answer:

=#6sqrt(3m)#

Explanation:

Although these are written in the form of radicals, the basics of Algebra still apply. Look at the three terms and decide which are like terms and which are unlike terms.

#color(red)(4sqrt(2m)) + 6sqrt(3m) color(red)(-4sqrt(2m)" "larr# like terms

The like terms are additive inverses and add to 0.

=#6sqrt(3m)#