# How do you simplify #5sqrt(54x )- 3sqrt(96x)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 13, 2018

Here's how I did it:

#### Explanation:

First, we need to radicalize both expressions completely. We need to find a number that can have a root taken of.

For

For

Therefore:

Bring out the number that can be square rooted:

Simplify:

Since both radicals have the same value inside the square root, we can subtract the two radicals:

Hope this helps!