# How do you simplify 5[sqrt 2] + 2[sqrt 2]?

Nov 9, 2015

$5 \sqrt{2} + 2 \sqrt{2} = 7 \sqrt{2}$

#### Explanation:

$5 \sqrt{2} + 2 \sqrt{2}$

Because these are like terms, you simply add them.

$5 \sqrt{2} + 2 \sqrt{2} = 7 \sqrt{2}$