# How do you simplify #4sqrt2 - 2sqrt7#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 20, 2017

#### Answer:

It cannot be simplified any further.

#### Explanation:

In order to simplify we would need multiples of square roots of the same number. We do not have that and we cannot get it.

We could *factor* a #2 from each term and write

But factoring is not generally called simplifying.